➶ [Read] ➲ Mystras - The Medieval City and Castle By Manolis Chatzidakis ➾ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Chatzidakis scrutinizes the first evidence for Mystras before the Frankish Conuest of 1249; the city's acme under the Franks from 1249 to 1262 and subseuently in the days of the Kantakouzenoi and the The Medieval PDF/EPUB À Chatzidakis scrutinizes the first evidence for Mystras before the Frankish Conuest of ; the city's acme under the Franks from to and Mystras - PDF or subseuently in the days of the Kantakouzenoi and the Palaiologoi; and again when as capital of the Despotate of the Morea from to - The Medieval PDF ↠ Mystras became the centre - The Medieval City and Kindle - and very soul of the Peloponnese a city in constant communication politically and culturally with the capital of the Byzantine Empire - The Medieval City and Kindle - Constantinople itself And indeed the rich decoration of Mystras' churches the Metropolis the Aphendiko the Peribleptos or the Pantanassa for instance is a brilliant example of Constantinople's art at its greatest Chatzidakis also has a chapter about each of the monuments and its architecture painting and sculptured decoration with notes on the minor chapels The Castle the walls the palaces and the houses the indispensable framework for a better understanding of the art of Byzantine Mystras are examined in the last part of the bookThis new edition retains the author's original text in its original form comprising a detailed study of the monuments and the city over the centuries All that is new is the additions and adjustments made necessary by recent findings the result of conservation and restoration work on the archaeological site by the Fifth Ephorate of Byzantine Antiuities Sparta Essential additions have also been made to the chapter on the Museum these are due to the recent new exhibition on display since and in particular to the conservation and study of the dress of the Byzantine princess This edition also has the benefit of new photographs of the site and the monuments.
- 128 pages
- Mystras - The Medieval City and Castle
- Manolis Chatzidakis
- 01 August 2016 Manolis Chatzidakis