Theophanes The Greek

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Place: Constantinople

Born: 1340

Death: 1410

Nationality: Byzantine Empire

Biography:

Theophanes the Greek (sometimes "Feofan Grek" from the Russian: Феофан Грек, Greek: Θεοφάνης c. 1340 – c. 1410) was a Byzantine Greek artist and one of the greatest icon painters, or iconographers, of Muscovite Russia, and was noted as the teacher and mentor of the great Andrei Rublev. Theophanes was born in the capital of the Byzantine Empire, Co...