Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Life of George the Younger
(292 words)


Little is known about the author of this account. From the text itself it can be inferred that he was most probably a Greek-speaking Christian. In early 1437, he was living in Adrianople (modern Edirne), which was at that time the capital of the Ottoman Empire, and in March of that year he witnessed the martyrdom of a Christian named George, who was tried and interrogat…

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Sokolov , Kostadin, “Life of George the Younger”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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