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Mauropous, Iohannes
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Byzantine scholar and bishop, born around 990 in Paphlagonia, died around 1092 (?). M. composed epigrams, letters and speeches, and as the founder of a school of law and editor of Konstantinos IX's novellae he had great influence at the court of Constantinople until the middle of the 11th century. His promotion to metropolitan of Euchaïta was however an exile in disguise. He is important as the teacher and predecessor of Psellos.

Bibliography

A. Karpozilos, s.v. M., LMA 4, 414f.

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Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), “Mauropous, Iohannes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e727220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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