Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

Get access

Manuel Gabalas
(665 words)

Manouēl Gabalas, Matthaios of Ephesus

Date of Birth: About 1271/72

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Lydia

Date of Death: Before 1359/60

Place of Death: Probably Constantinople


Gabalas was born in Philadelphia, Lydia, in about 1271/72. In 1309 he began his church career under the local metropolitan, Theoleptus, and witnessed the Turkish siege of Philadelphia in 1310. Because of a dispute with Theol…

Cite this page
Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “Manuel Gabalas”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

▲   Back to top   ▲