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 Dēmētriou tou Kydōnou Rōmaiois Symbouleutikos
(713 words)

Oratio pro subsidio Latinorum

'Advisory address by Cydones to the Byzantines'

Demetrius Cydones

Date: August 1366

Original Language: Greek


While the Emperor John V was still on his way back from Buda, where he had tried in vain to get military help from the ‘barbarians’ (sc. the Hungarians under Louis the Great) against the Turks (PG 154, cols 1000D-1001B), his cousin, Count Amedeus VI of Savoy (col. 993AB), had arrived in Byzantine waters in Augus…

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Tinnefeld, Franz, “ Dēmētriou tou Kydōnou Rōmaiois Symbouleutikos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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