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Laskaris, Constantine
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Lassari(s), Constantino; Byzantine Humanist, teacher and copyist. Born Constantinople 1434/35, died Messina 1501. 1444–1453 student of John Argyropoulos at Constantinople. Following the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople (1453), travelled initially through Rhodes, Thessaly and Crete. From 1458 until his death, teacher of Greek, collector and copyist of Greek manuscripts and author of Greek didactic works, living in several Italian cities.

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Schönauer, Sonja, “Laskaris, Constantine”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00405>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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