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Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 52

Two Works on Trebizond

Michael Panaretos


Edited and translated by Scott Kennedy

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$35.00 • £29.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674986626

Publication Date: 02/18/2019


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  • Introduction
    • On the Emperors of Trebizond, attributed to Michael Panaretos
      • The Alleged Author, Structure, Genre, Sources, and Language of the Text
    • Bessarion’s Encomium on Trebizond
      • The Author
      • The Encomium on Trebizond: Structure, Models, Sources, Style, and Date
      • Audience and Afterlife of the Encomium
    • Principles of Translation and Transliteration
    • Acknowledgments
    • Notes
  • On the Emperors of Trebizond [Michael Panaretos]
  • Encomium on Trebizond [Bessarion]
  • Abbreviations
  • Note on the Texts
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Map
  • Glossary of Offices, Titles, and Technical Terms
  • Genealogy of the Grand Komnenoi of Trebizond
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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