Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Gregory Palamas
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Grēgorios Palamas

Date of Birth: 1294

Place of Birth: Constantinople

Date of Death: 14 November 1359

Place of Death: Thessaloniki


Gregory Palamas was born in 1294 (this is according to Beyer, PLP; the traditional dating is 1296) in Constantinople, the son of a senator. Since his father was also the teacher of the grandson of the Emperor Andronicus II Palaeologus, Palamas was brought up in the imperia…

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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “Gregory Palamas”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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