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 Bios kai politeia tou hosiou patros hemon Eliou tou Neou
(1,143 words)

Vita Eliae

Life and particular account of our holy father Elias the Younger, Life of Saint Elias

The Life of Elias the Younger

Date: Early 10th century; probably 930s or 940s

Original Language: Greek

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This Vita is generally dated to the 930s or 940s, soon after Elias’ death (Rossi Taibbi, Vita di Sant’ Elia, p. xviii), though Costa-Louillet ('Saints', p. 96) suggests 905/6. It tells how Elias, who was born in Enna (Sicily) in 823 to a noble Byzant…

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Krönung, Bettina, “ Bios kai politeia tou hosiou patros hemon Eliou tou Neou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23862>
First published online: 2010



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