Following his excommunication, Malatesta was employed by Venice to fight in Greece. While in Mistras, Sigismondo exhumed Pletho’s remains, transported them to Rimini, and interred them in a sarcophagus ensconced in the southwest wall of the Tempio Malatestiano.

From Architecture and memory: the Renaissance studioli of Federico de Montefeltro by Robert Kirkbride

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  • Fig. 6.55. Following his excommunication, Malatesta was employed by Venice to fight in Greece. While in Mistras, Sigismondo exhumed Pletho’s remains, transported them to Rimini, and interred them in a sarcophagus ensconced in the southwest wall of the Tempio Malatestiano.