Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Gazes, Theodore
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Theodoros Gazes, Theodore of Gaza; Byzantine Humanist. Born Thessaloniki c. 1410, died San Giovanni a Piro (Campania) c. 1475. Studied at Constantinople 1422/23. 1440 moved to Italy; 1442 copyist at Milan; 1443 Greek teacher at Mantua; 1446 prof. of Greek at Univ. of Ferrara, 1448/49 rector. 1450 working as prof. and translator at Rome. 1455 at court of Alfonso I of Naples. Back at Rome from 1467; 1474 retirement to monastery of San Giovanni a Piro.

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G. arrived young at Constantinople and began a clerical …

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Kuhlmann, Peter, “Gazes, Theodore”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00260>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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