Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Bartholomew the Younger
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Bartholomaios hēgoumenos, Bartholomaios ho neos, Batholomaeus abbas, Bartholomaeus iunior, Bartholomew the Abbot

Date of Birth: Approximately 980

Place of Birth: Calabria; probably Rossano

Date of Death: Approximately 1050/55

Place of Death: Grottaferrata


Bartholomew the Younger was born about 980 in Calabria, probably at Rossano. According to his Vita, at the age of 12 he became a spiritual disciple of Nilus of Ros…

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Martin Hoffman, Lars, “Bartholomew the Younger”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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