Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Gennadiou thrēnos
(443 words)

ʻGennadius’s lamentationʼ

Gennadius II Scholarius

Date: June 21, 1460

Original Language: Greek


In this work, Gennadius laments not only his personal fate but also that of his people. He does not know what he should complain about more, the physical enslavement of the Greeks or the corruption of their souls, the excesses of the barbarians or the errors in the souls of the faithful, the humiliation of the Ch…

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Todt, Klaus-Peter, “ Gennadiou thrēnos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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