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CONSTANTINO LASCARSIS

CONSTANTINO LASCARSIS (1445-1535), an eminent Greek scholar, born in Phrygia; on the fall of Constantinople in 1453 came with his brother John to Italy, published a Greek grammar, opened a school at Rome and Naples for Greek and Rhetoric, and did much to propagate in Italy a taste for Hellenic literature.


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