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Author unknown (in MS BNF – Gr. 1553, and MS Mount Athos, Monastery of Docheiariou – 74 the name Stephanos appears in the peroration)
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The Life of Bacchus the Younger

Date of Birth: 2nd half of 8th c.?

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1st half of the 9th c.?

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

The author emphasizes that Bacchus’ martyrdom occurred during the reign of Irene and Constantine VI (r. 780-97), thereby grafting a Byzantine perspective upon a Palestinian neo-martyr. It is thus likely that the hagiographer was based in Constantino…

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Efthymiadis, Stephanos, “Author unknown (in MS BNF – Gr. 1553, and MS Mount Athos, Monastery of Docheiariou – 74 the name Stephanos appears in the peroration)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24298>
First published online: 2010



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