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Laonicus Chalcocondyles
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Laonikos (Nikolaos) Chalkokondylēs (Chalkokandylēs, Chalkokandēles)

Date of Birth: Approximately 1423

Place of Birth: Athens

Date of Death: After 1464

Place of Death: Unknown


Laonicus (Nikolaos) Chalcocondyles was born in about 1423 in Athens, which at this time was under the rule of the Florentine Acciaiuoli family. In 1435, his father George was serving as envoy of Antonio I Acciaiuoli’s wi…

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Preiser-Kapeller, Johannes, “Laonicus Chalcocondyles”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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