Irene Choumnaina


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Anti-Palamite nun and bibliophile; born 1291, died Constantinople ca.1355.

Daughter of Nikephoros Choumnos, Irene married the despotes John Palaiologos, son of Andronikos II, in 1303. Widowed in 1307 at age ...

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

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