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1) Villehardouin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French noble family that ruled the Peloponnesus from 1210 to 1278. Geoffroi I de Villehardouin, d. 1218, nephew of the historian and marshal of Champagne and Romania,...

2) Villehardouin, Geoffroi de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French historian and Crusader. As marshal of Champagne, he was a leader of the Fourth Crusade (see Crusades), which resulted in the conquest (1204) of Constantinople...

3) Kalamata. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Messinia prefecture, S Greece, in the Peloponnesus; a port on the Gulf of Messinia. It is an agricultural trade center and ships olive oil and fruits. Silk, flour,...

4) Patrai. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Akhaia prefecture, central Greece, in the Peloponnesus. It is a port on the Gulf of Patrai, which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Ionian Sea. Patrai is a commercial,...

5) Peloponnesus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth, and it is washed by the Aegean Sea on the east and southeast, by the Ionian Sea on the southwest and west, and by the gulfs of Patrai...

6) Constantinople, Latin Empire of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Latin Empire of, 1204-61, feudal empire established in the S Balkan Peninsula and the Greek archipelago by the leaders of the Fourth Crusade (see Crusades) after...

7) Corinth, city, Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Corinth prefecture, S Greece, in the NE Peloponnesus, on the Gulf of Corinth. It is a port and major transportation center trading in olives, tobacco, raisins, and...

8) French literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French literature, writings in medieval French dialects and standard modern French. Writings in Provencal and Breton are considered separately, as are works in French...

9) history. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The diverse sources of history include books, newspapers, printed documents, personal papers, and other archival records, artifacts, and oral accounts. Historians...

10) Crusades. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent. to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. 1 First Crusade OriginsIn the 7th cent., Jerusalem was taken by the...

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