Despotate o Epirus

The Despotate o Epirus (Greek: Δεσποτάτο της Ηπείρου) wis ane o the Greek successor states o the Byzantine Empire established in the eftermath o the Fowert Crusade in 1204 bi a brainch o the Angelos dynasty.

Despotate o Epirus

ca. 1205–1337/40a
1356–1479b
Coat o airms o the Tocco dynasty (last rulin dynasty) o Epirus
Coat o airms o the Tocco dynasty
(last rulin dynasty)
The Laitin Empire, Empire o Nicaea, Empire o Trebizond, an the Despotate o Epirus, c. 1204
The Laitin Empire, Empire o Nicaea, Empire o Trebizond, an the Despotate o Epirus, c. 1204
StatusVariously vassal o the Laitin Empire, the Empire o Nicaea an the Palaiologan Byzantine Empire, the Angevins, an the Ottoman Empire
CaipitalArta (1205–1337/40, 1430–49),
Ioannina (1356–1430), Angelokastron (1449–60)
Common leidsGreek[1]
Releegion
Greek Orthodox Kirk
GovrenmentDespotic monarchy
Despot o Epirus 
• 1205–1214
Michael I Komnenos Doukas
• 1448–1479
Leonardo III Tocco
Historical eraHeich Medieval
• Established
1205
• Byzantine conquest
1337/40
• Re-establishment bi Nikephoros II Orsini
1356
• Ottoman conquest o Vonitsa
1479
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Simple Labarum.svg Byzantium unner the Angeloi
Byzantium unner the Palaiologoi
Ottoman Empire
The day pairt oAlbanie
Greece
  1. ^ Subsumed intae the Empire o Thessalonica, 1224–30; temporary Nicaean conquest, 1259–60
  2. ^ In union wi the Coonty palatine o Cephalonia an Zakynthos efter 1416

ReferencesEedit

  1. Dana Facaros, Linda Theodorou. Greece. New Holland Publishers, May 1, 2003, p. 412.