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 Mnēmē tou hagiou martyros Theodōrou tou neou
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Memorial of the holy martyr Theodore the Younger

Memorial of the holy martyr Theodore the Younger

Date: Latter half of the 14th century, probably before 1362

Original Language: Greek

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Theodore was born in Adrianople when it was still under Byzantine control (thus before 1362), and was taken prisoner as a child during a Turkish raid. A probable identification seems to be the raid of 1344/45, when Sultan Orhan’s troops interv…

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Ritter, Max, “ Mnēmē tou hagiou martyros Theodōrou tou neou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25787>
First published online: 2010



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