Constantine of Rhodes
- Poet, and asekretis of Constantine VII (qq.v.). His poetical description of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople (qq.v.) is of some importance, given the church's utter destruction by Mehmed II (q.v.).
Historical Dictionary of Byzantium . John H. Rosser .
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