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Stavrinos the Vestiary
(545 words)

Vistiernicul Stavrinos, Stavrinos ho Vestiarios, Stavrinos

Date of Birth: About 1575-80

Place of Birth: Maltsani, region of Delvini, Epirus (present-day Delvinë, Albania)

Date of Death: Unknown; probably between 1611 and 1615

Place of Death: Unknown; possibly Moldavia


Stavrinos’ life is largely a mystery. He tells us in his poem Andragathies toū eusevestatou kai andreiotatou Michaēl voevoda that he was born in the village o…

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Păun, Radu G., “Stavrinos the Vestiary”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <>

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