‘On Michael the new martyr’
Date: Between 1305 and 1324
Original Language: Greek
Metochites’ rhetorical writings were collected during his own lifetime (according to Ševčenko, Etudes, commissioned and redacted by Metochites himself); they are to be found in Codex Philosophicus Graecus 95, in the Vienna State Library. It seems that the works are, at least more or less, in chronological order.
The oration on the neomartyr Michael of Alexa…