Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Life of Euthymius, patriarch of Constantinople
(141 words)

Unknown Author

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably mid-9th century

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; probably early 10th century

Place of Death: Unknown; probably Psamathia monastery


This author was probably a monk of the Psamathia monastery in Constantinople, where Euthymius (843-917) served as abbot. It can be assumed that Euthymius and his anonymous hagiographer were personally acquainted.

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Krönung, Bettina, “Life of Euthymius, patriarch of Constantinople”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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