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69 Ibid. 318–19: ‘íÆŒïôÜðÅôÆò’. 70 Such prosperity had signiﬁcant consequences for provincial society, leading as it did to the emancipation of a particular category of individuals. 78 Thus, economic expansion rather than decline and stagnation can be said to have been behind the break-away tendencies already in evidence in provincial Byzantine society in the years leading up to the arrival of the crusaders. 70 See Timarione, ed. Romana (1974) 54: ‘çÜóìÆóØ ŒÆd íÞìÆóØí Iíäæø ~ í ôå ŒÆd ªıíÆØŒø ~ í ŒÆd ‹óÆ KŒ BïØøôßÆò ŒÆd —åºïðïííÞóïı’; Michaelis Choniatae Epistulae, ed.
As the ﬁrst appreciation of the Chronicle was continued through further receptions, the 110 See, however, Wolff (1954) for the role played by Castile. See, for example, The Chronicle of Morea, ed. 2756–874; Livre de la conqueste de la Prince´e de l’Amore´e, ed. Longnon (1911) }}189–97; Libro de los fechos, ed. MorelFatio (1885) }}210–12; ‘Versione italiana inedita della Cronaca di Morea’, Chroniques gre´coromanes ine´dites ou peu connues, ed. Hopf (1873) 435–6, where the fall of Corinth is placed several decades after the actual event.
CONTINUITY AND CHANGE The Fourth Crusade and its aftermath were hardly the ﬁrst instance of contact between East and West. 83 Another, from the abbey of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif in Sens, lists salutations (‘bonus dies 79 Philippe de Re´mi, Jehan et Blonde: Roman du XIIe sie`cle, ed. Le´cuyer (1984): ‘aucune gent si preceuse j Qu’au mont ne sevent fors d’oiseuse j Ne ne beent a monter point j N’aus alever de povre point’. 80 Philippe de Re´mi, Jehan et Blonde: Roman du XIIe sie`cle, ed. Le´cuyer (1984): ‘Tex hom demeure a son hostel j Qui a grant paines a du sel j Que, s’il aloit en autre tere, j Il savroit asse´s pour aquerre j Honneur et amis et richece’.