Pylos

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Pylos

(ˈpaɪlɒs)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Greece, in the SW Peloponnese; scene of a defeat of the Spartans by the Athenians (425 bc) during the Peloponnesian War and of the Battle of Navarino. Italian name: Navarino Modern Greek name: Pílos See Navarino
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Fariba Zarinebaf 's "On the edge of empires: Dubrovnik and Anavarin between Istanbul and Venice," for instance, combines two case studies of localities that "shared a unique past under Byzantine, Venetian, and Ottoman rules." She finds that despite this common blending of political influences, Dubrovnik enjoyed a very different trajectory from the Morea by dint of its establishment as an autonomous principality.
The volume also features a translation of an official Ottoman survey of properties in the district of Anavarin. The CD-ROM contains a facsimile edition of this document, as well as digital versions (most in color) of the volume's illustrations.
Central to the book is a translation of the section of an Ottoman cadastral survey (defter) listing in great detail properties in the district (kaza) of Anavarin (Navarino, modern Pylos).