Andronikos Kamateros (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Καματηρός), Latinized as Andronicus Camaterus, was Eparch of Constantinople about 1156, and a relative of the Emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180), who raised him to the rank of sebastos and made him megas droungarios of the Vigla, one of the highest judicial offices in the Empire.
Joannes Veccus, who wrote against him somewhat more than a century later, says that Andronikos was an extraordinary man, and a most powerful speaker. He also distinguished himself as an author, and the following works are known to have been written by him (unpublished as of 1843, but extant in manuscript):
- A work against the Latins, in the form of a dialogue, in which the Emperor Manuel and some Roman cardinals, who were then staying at Constantinople, are the speakers. The subject is the "Processio Spiritus Sancti." The work was subsequently attacked and refuted by Veccus.
- A disputation between the Emperor Manuel and Peter, a learned Armenian.
- A small work on the two natures in Christ.
- There is a dialogue against the Jews (PG 133.791–922), which is usually ascribed to one Andronikos who lived in the fourteenth century, which is in all probability the work of Andronikos Kamateros.
John Doukas, to whom Eustathius's Commentary on Dionysius Periegetes is dedicated, was a son of Andronikos Kamateros.
- This article incorporates text from The biographical dictionary of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge (1843), a publication now in the public domain.
- Andronikos Kamateros' biography
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