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NOTED GREEKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

John Antonacos

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132 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.7in. x 0.5in.The Byzantine Greeks continuedthe spectacular ancient Greek civilization for another thousand years. Like their forefathers, they were involved inevery art and science. Approximately 250key personalities contributed greatly to Byzantine culture. This book describes the known work of thesemedieval personalities. There are various books that givethe lives of the more famous of these medieval Greeks. There are a number of biographicaldictionaries that give one-line descriptions of more of these medievalpersonalities. This book, though, is anattempt to describe the major points about all Medieval Greek personalities ofwhich anything is known. It is a handyencyclopedia in which one can quickly find the salient features of any MedievalGreek personality. Each article in this book has thefollowing order: the personalitys nameis stated, this is followed by his birth and death years or whatever of thesecan be approximated. The first sentenceof the text gives the areas in which the personality was active and hisbirthplace if known. This is followed bya description of whatever is known about the character and life of thepersonality. The article concludes withthe material or intellectual accomplishments of the personality. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781418431396

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Title: NOTED GREEKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Publisher: AuthorHouse

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The Byzantine Greeks continuedthe spectacular ancient Greek civilization for another thousand years. Like their forefathers, they were involved inevery art and science. Approximately 250key personalities contributed greatly to Byzantine culture. This book describes the known work of thesemedieval personalities.There are various books that givethe lives of the more famous of these medieval Greeks. There are a number of biographicaldictionaries that give one-line descriptions of more of these medievalpersonalities. This book, though, is anattempt to describe the major points about all Medieval Greek personalities ofwhich anything is known. It is a handyencyclopedia in which one can quickly find the salient features of any MedievalGreek personality.Each article in this book has thefollowing order: the personality's nameis stated, this is followed by his birth and death years or whatever of thesecan be approximated. The first sentenceof the text gives the areas in which the personality was active and hisbirthplace if known. This is followed bya description of whatever is known about the character and life of thepersonality. The article concludes withthe material or intellectual accomplishments of the personality.

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John Antonakosis a retired electrical engineer who holds degrees in physics and electricalengineering. He was employed as anelectrical engineer for over forty years, thirty-two of which were with theUnited States Army at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.He has always been interested inhistory, biography, linguistics and ethnography, and has read widely in thesefields. Being of Greek background, he isespecially interested in exploring his roots. In connection with theseinterests, in addition to this book, NotedGreeks of the Middle Ages, he has written or is writing books on thefollowing Greek subjects: a compendiumon the Greek language, a history of the Mani Districtof Greece, the experiences of his wife Eva during World War II, and thebiographies of the noted Greeks of antiquity.

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