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In 1331 Arta, as well as Leucas and other areas, were occupied by Walter VI of Brienne, and John Orsini was forced to accept Angevin suzerainty.
John's death in 1335 left Epirus in the weak hands of the young Nikephoros II Orsini and his mother Anna Palaiologina, and the Byzantine emperor Andronikos III Palaiologos availed himself of the opportunity to occupy and annex Epirus.
In 1318, the last male-line descendant of Michael I, Thomas I Komnenos Doukas, was assassinated by his nephew, the Count of Cephalonia Nicholas Orsini, and Epirus passed to the Italian Orsini family.
Nicholas was in turn murdered in 1323 by his brother John II Orsini.
As it unfolds the century-long history of the collapse of the Ottomans, the film offers an in-depth understanding of the impact the process had on the former Ottoman territories, up to the present time.
For six centuries, the Ottomans had ruled over three continents and seven seas.
Several battles took place near the city during the Greek War of Independence.
The city was finally annexed to the Greek Kingdom in 1881 by the Convention of Constantinople.
1290 by Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas and his wife Anna Palaiologina Kantakouzene.
Arta is also known for its ancient sites from the era of Pyrrhus of Epirus and its well-preserved 13th-century castle.
Arta's Byzantine history is reflected in its many Byzantine churches; perhaps the best known is the Panagia Paregoretissa (Mother of God the Consoling), built about 1290 by Despot Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas.
The city is the seat of the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus.
The first settlement in the area of the modern city dates to the 9th century B. Ambracia was founded as a Corinthian colony in the 7th century B. In 294 BC, after forty-three years of semi-autonomy under Macedonian suzerainty, Ambracia was given to Pyrrhus, king of the Molossians and of Epirus, who made it his capital, using Ambracia as a base to attack the Romans.
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Other important churches of the late Byzantine period are the Church of the Kato Panagia, built by Nikephoros I's father Michael II Komnenos Doukas, and the Monastery of Saint Theodora, housing the tomb of the city's patron, Theodora of Arta.