Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Bios kai politeia tou hosiou Antōniou tou Neou
(582 words)

Life and conduct of the holy Antony the Younger, Life of Antony the Younger

Unknown author

Date: Not long after 865

Original Language: Greek


The Life of St Antony the Younger (BHG 142) relates the biography of John Echimus (785-865), who was born and brought up in Phossaton in Palestine. After the death of his mother in c. 800, he moved to Attaleia together with his brother and sister, and started a military career in the na…

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Pratsch, Thomas, “ Bios kai politeia tou hosiou Antōniou tou Neou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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