Author(s) : Radic Radivoj (28/6/2003)Translation : Andriopoulou Vera
For citation: Radic Radivoj, "John Palaiologos ",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=9324>
Second son of the megas domestikos Andronikos Palaiologos and Theodora; brother of Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos. Born after 1225. Became a general (strategos) and also received the titles of megas domestikos, sebastokrator and despotes. Led the Nicaean army in the battle of Pelagonia (1259) and took part in almost all the wars conducted by Michael VIII both in the western and the eastern front. Patron of monks and opponent to the emperor’s union policy.
Military official - despotes
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