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Phacrases JOANNES

1. JOANNES, logotheta (clerk of accounts) under the Emperor Andronicus senior, was promoted to be mnagnus loyotheta (Cancellarius, according to Du Cange, s. v.), under Michael senior Palaeologus. He was a correspondent of Gregory of Cyprus and Maximus Planudes. His praises are celebrated, and allusions to his progress in court distinction contained, in some Greek verses, published in the old edition of Fabricius (Bibl. Graec. vol. x. p. 542). He lived towards the close of the thirteenth century.

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