Gemistus Plethon


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  • Gemistus Plethon, George — born с 1355, Constantinople died 1450/52, Mistra, Morea Byzantine philosopher and humanist scholar. He served as lay theologian with the Byzantine delegation to the 1438–45 general council of Ferrara Florence. His treatise On the Difference… …   Universalium

  • Plethon, Georgius Gemistus — • Philosopher in Constantinople (1355 1450) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Plethon, Georgius Gemistus     Georgius Gemistus Plethon      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gemistus Pletho — Georgius Gemistos (or Plethon, Pletho), in Greek Γεώργιος Πλήθων Γεμιστός, (c. 1355 – 1452or 1454 ) was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher and scholar, one of the chief pioneers of the revival of Greek learning in Western Europe. Biography He was a …   Wikipedia

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