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John Malalas

(c. 490—575)


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(c.490–c.575),

i.e. ‘John Rhetor’, Byzantine chronicler. He has sometimes been identified with John Scholasticus, but it is more likely that he was a civil servant. His ‘Chronography’ covered the period from creation to 565 or perhaps 574, but survives only to 563.

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


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