Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Historion biblia tessara
(1,866 words)



ʻFour books of historyʼ

John VI Cantacuzenus

Date: Between 1363 and 1369

Original Language: Greek

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In his extensive four-volume history, John Cantacuzenus gives an account of the years 1321-1356/1363. Since he himself played a prominent part in the events of these years, the work is autobiographical and partly apologetic in character. Cantacuzenus first tries to prove that his close relationship with Emperor A…

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Todt, Klaus-Peter, “ Historion biblia tessara”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25813>
First published online: 2010



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