Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Chalkokondyles, Theophilos

Born: 1486, Florence
Died: ca. 1511, Pavia
  • Christina Kakkoura
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_32-1

Abstract

Theophilos Chalkokondyles or Theophilos Tryfon Chalkokondyles or Theophilus Chalcondyles or Chalcocondyles (ca. 1486–1511) was the son of Demetrios Chalkokondyles and a disciple of the great Renaissance scholars Demetrios Chalkokondyles and Ianos Laskaris. His life and career ended unexpectedly, for he was murdered at a young age. Theophilos’ only known work is a commentary on Valerius Maximus’ Memorable Deeds and Sayings.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of London, Royal Holloway and Bedford New CollegeSurreyUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Vasileios Syros
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  1. 1.Finnish Center of Political Thought & Conceptual ChangeJYVÄSKYLÄN YLIOPISTOFinland