Overview

Bessarion

(1403—1472)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1399/1400–1472)

Born at Trebizond of a modest family, the young Bessarion was noticed by Metropolitan Dositheus, who took him with him to Constantinople in c.1415. There he studied Rhetoric and ...

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


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.