Date of Birth: 1242
Place of Birth: Nicea
Date of Death: After 1307
Place of Death: Probably Constantinople
George Pachymeres was born in 1242 in the exile state of Nicea to a family from Constantinople. It is unclear whether the two brothers John and Michael Pachymeres were his sons or nephews (see V. Laurent’s introduction to Tannery, Quadrivium de Georges Pachymère, p. xxvii, n. 3).
At the age of 19, Pachymeres r…