Andronikos Kallistos
Andronikos Kallistos (Greek: Ανδρόνικος Καλλίστος) was a teacher of Greek literature in Bologna, Rome, Florence, Paris and London.He was born in Thessaloniki on 1400. He lived and studied in Const...
Elia del Medigo
Elia del Medigo, born under the name Elijah Mi-Qandia or Elijah mi-Qandia ben Moshe del Medigo, also called in manuscripts as Elijah Delmedigo or Elia ben Moshe del Medigo. He was known to his contemp...
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Antonios Eparchos
Antonios Eparchos (1491–1571) was a Greek Renaissance humanist, soldier and poet. He was born in Corfu and migrated to Venice in 1537. Later he was placed in charge of the Greek college of Milan.
Theodorus Gaza
Theodorus Gaza or Theodore Gazis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Γαζῆς, Theodoros Gazis; Italian: Teodoro Gaza; Latin: Theodorus Gazes), also called by the epithet Thessalonicensis (in Latin) and Thessal...
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Gerasimos Vlachos
Gerasimos Vlachos (1607–1685) was a Greek scholar of the Renaissance. He was born in Heraklion, Crete but migrated to Venice early on and was a student and associate of fellow Greek scholar Theophilos...
Michael Tarchaniota Marullus
Michael Tarchaniota Marullus or Michael Marullus (Greek: Μιχαήλ Μάρουλλος Ταρχανειώτης, Italian: Michele Marullo Tarcaniota; c. 1458 – 10 April 1500) was a Greek Renaissance scholar, po...
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Andreas Musalus
Andreas Musalus (Latin: Andreas Musalus, Italian: Andrea Musalo, Greek: Ανδρέας Μουσάλος; ca. 1665/6 – ca. 1721) was a Greek professor of mathematics, philosopher and architectural theoris...
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George Hermonymus
George Hermonymus (Greek: Γεώργιος Ἑρμώνυμος) or Hermonymus of Sparta was a 15th-century Greek scribe, diplomat, scholar and lecturer. He was the first person to teach Greek at the Collège de Sorb...
Michael Apostolius
Michael Apostolius (Greek: Μιχαὴλ Ἀποστόλιος or Μιχαὴλ Ἀποστόλης; c. 1420 in Constantinople – after 1474 or 1486, possibly in Venetian Crete) or Apostolius Paroemiographus, i.e. Apostolius t...
Arsenius Apostolius
Arsenius Apostolius (Greek: Ἀρσένιος Ἀποστόλιος or Ἀρσένιος Ἀποστόλης; c. 1468 – 1538) was a Greek scholar who lived for a long time in Venice. He was also bishop of Monemvasia in the Peloponnese....
George Amiroutzes
George Amiroutzes (Greek: Γεώργιος Αμιρουτζής) (1400–1470) was a Pontic Greek Renaissance scholar, philosopher and civil servant. Although praised and respected for his outstanding knowledge not ...
Maximos Margunios
Maximos Margunios (b.1549 Candia, Crete - d. 1602, Venice) Bishop of Cerigo (Kythira), was a Greek Renaissance humanist. He was a teacher at the Greek school in Venice and noted Patriarch Cyril Lucari...
Nikolaos Sophianos
Nikolaos Sophianos (Greek: Νικόλαος Σοφιανός; b. c. 1500; d. after 1551) was a Greek Renaissance humanist and cartographer chiefly noted for his Totius Graeciae Descriptio map and his grammar of G...
Andronicus Contoblacas
Andronicus Contoblacas was a Greek Renaissance humanist and scholar. He was a lecturer at the University of Basel in Switzerland. He is noted for having been a teacher to Johann Reuchlin.
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Emmanuel Tzanes
Emmanuel Tzanes (Greek: Εμμανουήλ Τζάνες, 1610 – 28 March 1690), also known as Buniales (Greek: Μπουνιαλής), was a Greek Renaissance painter.He was born in Crete and migrated to Venice w...
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Konstantinos Kallokratos
Konstantinos Kallokratos (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Καλλοκράτος) was a teacher and a poet.He was born in Veroia in 1589. He was a student at the Greek College of Ayios Athanasios in Rome between 1600 an...
Basilios Bessarion
Basilios (or Basilius) Bessarion (in Greek Βασίλειος Βησσαρίων) (2 January 1403 – 18 November 1472), a Roman Catholic Cardinal Bishop and the titular Latin Patriarch of Constantinople, was one of...
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Antonio de Ferraris
Antonio De Ferraris (c. 1444 – 12 November 1517) (Latin: Antonius De Ferraris, Galateus), (Italian: Antonio Ferrari, Galateo), (Greek: Ἀντώνιος Φεράρις, Γαλάτειος) also called by the epithet Gal...
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Janus Lascaris
Janus Lascaris (Greek: Ἰᾶνoς Λάσκαρις, Ianos Laskaris; born about 1445 in Constantinople; died in Rome in 7 December 1535), also called John Rhyndacenus (from Rhyndacus, a country town in Asia Min...
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John Argyropoulos
John Argyropoulos (1415 – 26 June 1487; Greek: Ἰωάννης Ἀργυρόπουλος, Ioannis Argiropoulos, Italian: Giovanni Argiropulo, surname also spelt Argyropulus, or Argyropulos, or Argyropulo) was a Gr...
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Alexander Helladius
Alexander Helladius (Greek: Ἁλέξανδρος Ἐλλάδιος, 1686-?) was an 18th-century Greek scholar and humanist from Larissa in Greece, who studied at the Greek College of Oxford University and published ...
Nikolaos Loukanis
Nikolaos Loukanis was a 16th-century Greek Renaissance humanist. He worked in Venice where in 1526 he produced a translation of Homer's Iliad into modern Greek which is credited as one of the first li...
Constantine Lascaris
Constantine Lascaris (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Λάσκαρις; 1434 – 15 August 1501) was a Greek scholar and grammarian, one of the promoters of the revival of Greek learning in the Italian peninsula, born ...
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John Servopoulos
John Servopoulos (fl. 1484–1500) was a Greek scribe and scholar. Few details are known of his life. He was originally from Constantinople but from at least 1484 he was living in England where he copie...
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Simone Stratigo
Simone Stratigo (Greek: Συμεών Φίλιππος Στρατηγός, Symeon Filippos Stratigos; Italian: Simone Filippo Stratico, ; ca. 1733 – ca. 1824) was a Greek mathematician and an Nautical science ex...
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Mathew Devaris
Mathew Devaris was a Greek scholar during the Renaissance. He was born in Corfu but migrated to Rome Italy at a young age. He was a student of Janus Lascaris and is known to have published Eustathius ...
Demetrios Kydones
Demetrios Kydones, Latinized as Demetrius Cydones or Demetrius Cydonius (Greek: Δημήτριος Κυδώνης; 1324 in Thessalonica - 1398 in Crete), was a Byzantine theologian, translator, writer and influen...
Mathaeos Kamariotis
Mathaeos Kamariotis (Greek: Ματθαῖος Καμαριώτης; died 1490) was a Greek scholar of the Renaissance era. He was a lecturer at the University of Constantinople and the first director of the Patriarc...