Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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John Anagnostes
(342 words)

Iōannēs Anagnōstēs

Date of Birth: End of the 14th century

Place of Birth: Probably in Thessaloniki

Date of Death: After 1430

Place of Death: Unknown


The little that is known about John Anagnostes is derived from his own work.

He was probably a member of the lower clergy (anagnōstēs) in Thessaloniki in the period of the Venetian occupation in the 1420s. He belonged to the supporters of the Metropolitan of Thessaloniki…

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Mitsiou, Ekaterini, “John Anagnostes”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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