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Byzantinische Zeitschrift

Ed. by Berger, Albrecht


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Volume 106, Issue 1

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Il giorno della morte di Pletone (26 giugno): una imitatio Iuliani?

Stefano Trovato
Published Online: 2013-09-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bz-2013-0013

Abstract

Georgius Gemistus Pletho died June 26, 1452, according to reports from his followers in two separate manuscripts. However, as John Monfasani has noted, this date is problematic for various reasons. Since June 26, 363 AC is the day in which Julian the Apostate was mortally wounded in a battle, it cannot be excluded that Demetrius Kavakis, admirer of Julian and of Pletho, or another of their followers, tried to construct a symmetry between the two men by reporting a false date of death (that is, June 26) for the neopagan philosopher.

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Published Online: 2013-09-07

Published in Print: 2013-09-01


Citation Information: Byzantinische Zeitschrift, Volume 106, Issue 1, Pages 163–174, ISSN (Online) 1864-449X, ISSN (Print) 0007-7704, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bz-2013-0013.

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