National Geographic : 1922 Dec
11 ON A MOUNTAIN ROAD IN THE PELOPONNESUS Photograph by Fred Boissonnas A ROADSIDE INN ON THE ROAD FROM TRIPOLIS TO SPARTA Between Tripolis, the most important town in Arcadia, and Sparta, once the rival of Athens, the modern road is little used. Tripolis, which occupies the sites of three earlier cities, is only a hundred years old, but is one of the most important towns of the Peloponnesus. Sparta, less than half the size of its modern rival, is also a new town on an old site and was founded after the Greek War of Independence by King Otho. "THE GLORY THAT WAS GRKEECI,"