John Malalas

(c. 490—575)

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Justinian (483—565) Byzantine emperor 527–65


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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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