Hagiochristophorites, Stephen

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Politician of lowly origin; died Constantinople 11 Sept. 1185. The son of a tax collector, Hagiochristophorites (῾Αγιοχριστοφορίτης, “bearer of the holy Christ”) lost his nose as punishment for his attempt ...

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

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