Fighting spread a month later to the Morea, and Greek battlefield successes were marred by atrocities against Turkish civilians.
Around 15,000 out of the 40,000 Turkish inhabitants of the Morea were slaughtered.
He thought of erecting first a principality in Albania and the Morea, and then a kingdom in Tunis.
As night came on they anchored in a little bay on the coast of the Morea.
It was then the Pelopon 217nesus lost its old name, and was called the Morea, from the Latin name for "mulberry," morus.
It was the soil of Greece and the mountains of the Morea which were to be perceived on the horizon.
When news of the massacres in the Morea arrived at Constantinople the greatest alarm and indignation arose.
The two despots of the Morea were not behindhand in this respect.
It stood on the east coast of the Morea, contiguous to the site of the ancient Epidaurus Limera, of which it took the place.
He sent his fleet to co-operate with that of the Sultan on the coast of the Morea.