Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Euthymius Zigabenus
(138 words)

Euthymios Zigabenos, Euthymios Zigadenos

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably mid-10th Century.

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; probably early 11th century

Place of Death: Unknown


After the trial of Basil the Bogomil (c. 1099), Euthymius, monk and theologian in Constantinople, was charged by the Emperor Alexius I Comnenus to write a refutation of Bogomilism and other heresies. The wor…

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Rigo, Antonio, “Euthymius Zigabenus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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