A brief history of Greece after Pausanias should enable the visitors to Greece to orientate themselves amidst the countless non-classical buildings that the country has to offer. It is also the intention to provide a background for persons, places or buildings mentioned in the commentary on Pausanias from the time after Pausanias. In view of the purpose of this website, the aim is purely to illustrate the countless architectural monuments from southern Greece, and then only the mainland, exactly in the regions Pausanias described. Completeness is virtually impossible, although an update of the website with new data will appear every 3 months. The following periods are distinguished here:
For the classical history of Greece I would like to refer to the introduction to Pausanias.
Brief bibliography and source list (for history pages)
P. Brown, The World of late Antiquity, London 1971
R. Clogg, A Concise History of Greece, Cambridge 1992
TE. Gregory, A History of Byzantium, Blackwell Publishing 2005
P. Hetherington, Byzantine and Medieval Greece, London 1991
D. Nicolle & A. Hook, Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean 1191-1571, Osprey 2007
H. J. Norwich, The Mediterranean, a history, Amsterdam 2007
N. Papachatzis, ΠΑΥΣΑΝΙΟΥ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ ΠΕΡΙΗΓΗΣΙΣ, Athens 5 vol.
K. Papparigopoulos, ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΥ ΕΘΝΟΥΣ, Athens 2010-11
Part 7 ΜΕΣΑΙΩΝΙΚΟΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΣΜΟΣ
Part 9 ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΚΗ ΔΥΝΑΣΤΕΙΑ
Part 10 ΣΤΑΥΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ