Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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George Akropolites
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Geōrgios Akropolitēs

Date of Birth: 1217

Place of Birth: Constantinople

Date of Death: 1282

Place of Death: Constantinople


George Akropolites belonged to a long-established Constantinopolitan family that, from the early 11th century, had produced several officials who worked in the Byzantine civil administration. A 12th-century lead seal of a certain George Akropolites, found in Argos, probably belonged to his gr…

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Prinzing, Günter, “George Akropolites”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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