Lascaris, Janus
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Born in Constantinople to a branch of the Byzantine imperial family, Janus Lascaris Rhyndacenus, (1445–1534) was a boy when his family fled from that city-state af…

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Sandy, Gerald, “Lascaris, Janus”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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