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Two works on Trebizond

Author: Michael Panaretus; Bessarion, cardinal.; Scott [VNV] Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
Series: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The empire of Trebizond was an important trading hub for travelers along the Silk Road and acquired a great reputation for its wealth. As a unique outpost of the Eastern Roman world with its own culture and dialect of Greek, this mysterious empire has long fascinated European writers from Miguel Cervantes in Don Quixote to Dorothy Dunnett in her popular Niccolò series. Regrettably, the remnants of the empire's own  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Sources
Ouvrages avant 1800
Sources Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Dynastie des Comnènes; Comnène (famille).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Panaretus; Bessarion, cardinal.; Scott [VNV] Kennedy
ISBN: 9780674986626 0674986628
OCLC Number: 1082433079
Description: 1 vol.
Contents: On the emperors of Trebizond / by Michael Panaretos --
Encomium on Trebizond / by Bessarion.
Series Title: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 52.
Responsibility: Michael Panaretos, Bessarion ; edited and translated by Scott Kennedy.


This volume presents translations from the Greek of two crucial primary sources published together for the first time-Michael Panaretos's On the Emperors of Trebizond and Bessarion's Encomium on  Read more...


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