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Priskos

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Patr. Nikephoros I calls him Krispos), general; died after 612. Priskos was magister militum under Maurice, who sent him to replace Philippikos in 588; a soldiers' mutiny forced Priskos to...

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Priskos

Walter Emil Kaegi.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 301 words.

(Patr. Nikephoros I calls him Krispos), general; died after 612. Priskos was magister militum under Maurice,

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Priskos

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Patr. Nikephoros I calls him Krispos), general; died after 612. Priskos was magister militum under Maurice, who sent him to replace Philippikos in 588; a soldiers' mutiny forced Priskos to...

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Priskos

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Πρίσκος), rhetorician at Constantinople and writer; born Panion between 410 and 420, died after 472.

In 449, he went unofficially (?) on an embassy to Attila the Hun. Then after...

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Priskos (410)

Barry Baldwin.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 275 words.

(Πρίσκος), rhetorician at Constantinople and writer; born Panion between 410 and 420, died after 472.

In 449,

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Prisco

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Greek (Priskos): from the personal name Prisco, from Latin Priscus meaning ‘the old

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Naissus

Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 466 words.

(Νάϊσος, Serb. Niš), Roman city on the river Nišava, near modern Niš in southeastern Yugoslavia. In describing Naissus, Priskos of

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Naïssus

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Νάϊσος, Serb. Niš), Roman city on the river Nišava, near modern Niš in southeastern Yugoslavia. In describing Naissus, Priskos of Panion considered it a polis of Illyria, while under...

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