Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Eis ton neon martyra Michaēl
(1,745 words)

‘On Michael the new martyr’

Theodore Metochites

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…

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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “ Eis ton neon martyra Michaēl”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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