Date: After 26 September 1004 Original Language: Greek
According to the Vita, Nilus was born into a wealthy family in Rossano, Calabria, in 910. He received a thorough education and so was familiar with poetry and classical literature. He married and had children but, against both secular and canonical law, in about 940 he fled…
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Martin Hoffman, Lars,
“ Bios kai politeia tou hosiou patros hēmōn Neilou tou Neou”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23868>