THOMAS , surnamed MAGISTER (i.e. officiorum),1 also known as a
See also:monk by the name Theodulos Monachos, a native of Thessalonica,
See also:scholar and grammarian and confidential adviser of Andronicus II . (1282-1328) . His chief
See also:work, 'EKXoyil 'Ovoµb.rwv Kai 'Prtµarwv 'ArnKG)v, is a collection of selected
See also:Attic words and phrases, partly arranged in alphabetical
See also:order, compiled as a help to Greek composition from the
See also:works of Phrynichus, Ammonius, Herodian and Moeris . He also wrote scholia on
See also:Euripides (with
See also:life), and three of the comedies of Aristophanes; the scholia on Pindar, attributed to him in two
See also:MSS., are now assigned to
See also:Demetrius Triclinius . His speeches and letters consist partly of declamations on the usual sophistical themes, partly
See also:deal with contemporary
See also:historical events: an
See also:argument between the fathers of Cynegirus and
See also:Callimachus (two Athenians who fell at
See also:Marathon) as to which had the better claim to have the funeral oration pronounced over him first; a discussion on the duties of, a
See also:king and of his subjects; a defence of the Byzantine general Chandrenos addressed to the emperor; a
See also:letter on the cruelties of the Catalans and
See also:Turks in
See also:Thessaly and
See also:Macedonia; a congratulatory letter to
See also:Metochita; a
See also:panegyric on the king of Cyprus .
See also:Editions of the 'E/cXoyn by F . Ritschl (1832), C . Jacobitz (1833) and C . D .
See also:Beck (1836); other works in J . P .
See also:Migne, Patrologia graeca, cxly .
; see also C .
See also:Krumbacher, Geschichte der byzantinischen Litteratur (1897) .
THOMAS (c. 1654-1720)
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