Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Chronikē syngraphē
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Chronikē diēgēsisHistorēma […] archomenon apo tēs halōseōs Kōnstantinoupoleōs

‘History’, ‘Historical account’‘History ... beginning with the conquest of Constantinople’

George Akropolites

Date: 1260s, perhaps in or soon after 1267

Original Language: Greek


Since it was written by a leading official, statesman and judge, the History is in general a trustworthy and reliable source for relations – which were both very close and friendly, an…

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Prinzing, Günter, “ Chronikē syngraphē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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