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Demetrius Cydones

(c. 1324—1398)


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Thessalonica

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St Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225—1274) Italian philosopher, theologian, and Dominican friar

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(c.1324–c.1398)

A native of Thessalonica, he became mesazôn (prime minister) of John VI Cantacuzenus in 1347. Having learnt Latin for the needs of Byzantine diplomacy, he discovered western theology; he ...

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


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