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Theodore Metochites
(794 words)

Theodōros Metochitēs, Theoleptus, Theolēptos

Date of Birth: 1270/71

Place of Birth: Constantinople

Date of Death: 1332

Place of Death: Constantinople

Biography

Theodore Metochites was born, probably in 1270/71, in Constantinople. However, at the age of 13, he had to leave the capital since his father, a supporter of the church union with Rome that was concluded by Michael VIII Palaeologus, was exile…

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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “Theodore Metochites”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25471>
First published online: 2010



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