Historiography of Ottoman Europe

The death of Michael Kantakouzenos (Μιχαήλ Καντακουζηνός)

Publication Type
Manuscript
Description
The very rich and influential Greek noble Michael Kantakouzenos (Μιχαήλ Καντακουζηνός) was hanged by order of the Sultan, in 1578. Impressed by the event, an anonynous author lamented the tragic death in 22 verses in spoken Greek.
Library
  • Bibliothèque Nationale de France | Coislin 316, f. 27v
Other Version
Secondary Literature
URI
http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b11000095v
Notes
second half of the 16th century
Keywords
poem , spoken Greek , Michael Kantakouzenos
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