Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Nikēphoros, Nicephorus

Date of Birth: Probably 10th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; maybe Constantinople

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown; maybe Constantinople


Nicephorus was a priest in the church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. He is the author of the Life of St Andrew the fool, in which he says that he personally met the holy man and his pupil Epiphanius. Although the text suggests that Epi…

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Ludwig, Claudia, “Nicephorus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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