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 Digenēs Akritēs (see below)
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Digenēs Akrites

Digenēs Akritēs

Date: Approximately 1135 (see below)

Original Language: Greek


The title in the two primary manuscripts of this anonymous work (Grottaferrata, Escorial) is lost. In later manuscripts it appears as Deka logoi peri tou Digenous Akritou (‘Ten books on Digenes Akrites’; Athens/Andros, and possibly Trebizond and Thessaloniki, both now acephalic), and Diēgēsis horaiotatē tou andreiomenou Digenē (‘Very delightful tale of…

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Jeffreys, Elizabeth, “ Digenēs Akritēs (see below)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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