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Macedonian Intellectuals of late Byzantine Thessalonike

Macedonian Intellectuals of late Byzantine Thessalonike

After the Byzantine reconquest of Thessalonike in 1246, the first outstanding intellec­tual in the city seems to have been a certain John Pothos Pediasimos, whose identity was recently reconsidered in a convincing manner from a puzzle of source material by Costas Constantinides. Pediasimos, born in Thessalonike in the 1340s, seems to have acquired only an elementary and perhaps a secondary […]

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