Category Archive: Post Augustum volume 7 (2023)

John VI Kantakouzenos’ Use of Thucydidean Paradigms and Passages in His Plague Description (p. 1-8)

  ARTICLES Logan M. Biren College of St. Benedict St. John’s University  Email: Abstract: This article investigates and evaluates the various effects of Byzantine Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos’ use of paradigms, passages, and parallels of Thucydides’ description of the Athenian plague within his own description of the bubonic plague. Among the many Byzantine authors …

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