PERSON

Theodore Metochites

Name (translit)

Theodore Metochites

Alias

Metochites [Metoxites]
Theodore [Theodoros, Theoleptos]
Theodorus von Antiochia

Born

658H/1260J

Died

732H/1332J

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Lived in

Died in

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Notes

Metochites's Stoicheiosis Astronomike [Elements of astronomy]), an introduction to Ptolemaic astronomy, revived Ptolemaic studies in Byzantium and is indicative of the influence of Persian and Arabic science in astronomy as practiced in the period of the early Paleologai.

Number in MAMS

564

Biography URL

ismi_id

44752

Authored Works

1 works:

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

References

Haramundanis, Katherine. 2007. “Metochites [Metoxites], Theodore [Theodoros, Theoleptos] ”. In , ed. Thomas al., 776. New York: Springer-Verlag.
İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin, and Boris Rozenfeld. 2003. Mathematicians, Astronomers And Other Scholars Of Islamic Civilisation And Their Works (7Th-19Th C.). Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Culture.

P. 202 (no. 564).

Bydén, Börje, and Katerina Ierodiakonou. 2002. “To Every Argument There Is A Counter-Argument: Theodore Metochites' Defence Of Scepticism (Semeiosis 61)”. In Byzantine Philosophy And Its Ancient Sources, 183-217. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press.
Bydén, Börje, and Karin Hult. 2002. Theodore Metochites On Ancient Authors And Philosophy: Semeioseis Gnomikai 1-26 & 71: A Critical Edition With Introduction, Translation, Notes, And Indexes.. Studia Graeca Et Latina Gothoburgensia, Vol. 65. Göteborg, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis.
Kazhdan, Alexander, and Alice‐Mary Talbot. 1991. “Metochites, Theodore”. The Oxford Dictionary Of Byzantium. New York: Oxford University Press.