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 Eis tēn halōsin tēs Thessalonikēs syngrapheis para tou Kouboukleisiou Iōannou tou Kaminiatou
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The sack of Thessaloniki written by the Kouboukleisios John Caminiates, The sack of Thessaloniki

John Caminiates

Date: Approximately 905-10

Original Language: Greek

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John Caminiates’ account is the only detailed report in Greek of the sack of Thessaloniki by the Arabs. There are also references in other Greek sources, as well as in Arabic texts, some of them dating the capture of the city to 903. John’s is a typical …

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Martin Hoffman, Lars, “ Eis tēn halōsin tēs Thessalonikēs syngrapheis para tou Kouboukleisiou Iōannou tou Kaminiatou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23826>
First published online: 2010



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