Pictures of the Byzantine City of Mythras ruins, Greece. Images of the Byzantine Orthodox frescos & icons. Mystras established in 1205 after the conquest of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade by Prince William II Villehardouin & capital of the Byzantine Despotate of The Morea in the 14th & 15th centuries. Mystras was the last Byzantine stronghold surrendered by Demetrius Palaeologus to the Ottoman Sultan Mehmen II in 1460.
The City sits on a steep mountain...more »