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Psellus

Ψέλλος).


1.

Michael, a native of Andros in the ninth century A.D. He was probably the author of some of the works which are ascribed to the younger Psellus.


2.

Michael Constantius, the younger, a far more celebrated person, flourished in the eleventh century of our era. He was born at Constantinople 1020, and lived at least till 1105. He taught philosophy, rhetoric, and dialectics at Constantinople, where he stood forth as almost the last upholder of the falling cause of learning. The emperors honoured him with the title of Prince of the Philosophers. His works are both in prose and poetry, on a vast variety of subjects, and distinguished by an eloquence and taste which are worthy of a better

Greek Psephus. (Vischer.)

period. They are too numerous to be mentioned here. Edited by Migne (Paris, 1863).

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