Leo Paraspondylos


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High-ranking official; died after 1057.

The name Paraspondylos (Παρασπόνδυλος, or, in Skyl. 479.16, Strabospondylos, “a crook”) is probably a sobriquet. Seemingly, Leo sprang from the family of the Spondyloi, one ...

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

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