Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Historia Rhōmaikē
(383 words)

‘Roman history’

Nicephorus Gregoras

Date: 1337/1346-c. 1360

Original Language: Greek


In accordance with the image of a Palaeologan ‘Renaissance man’, Gregoras was a prolific writer on a vast range of subjects. His main historical work is the Historia Rhōmaikē, which describes the fate of the Byzantine Empire after 1204. Its general emphasis centers on the lifetime of the author and the Hesychast controversy in particular, and is ex…

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Heilo, Olof, “ Historia Rhōmaikē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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