Chrysolaras, Manuel
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Also Chrysoloras. Greek philologist and diplomat. Born c. 1350 in Constantinople, died Konstanz 1415, buried at the Dominican monastery there. Journeyed to Venice in 1390/91, then to Florence and Lombardy 1396–1403. 1397–1399 taught at Florence Studio. 1391–1396 and 1403–1407 active at Constantinople. 1407–1410 embassies to Venice, Genoa, Paris, London, Salisbury and Spain. 1410–1413 stay at the Curia of John XXIII. 1413/14 more travelling…

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Hintzen, Beate, “Chrysolaras, Manuel”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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