Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Nicetas Byzantios, Nicetas of Byzantium
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Nicetas of Byzantium

Date of Birth: Unknown, probably 1st half 9th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown, perhaps Constantinople

Date of Death: Unknown, probably late 9th c.

Place of Death: Unknown


The only information on the life of Nicetas, who is remembered as philosophos, didaskalos and patrikios, can be gathered from his works and the manuscripts which contain them. A first piece of evidence is supplied by a note found …

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Rigo, Antonio, “Nicetas Byzantios, Nicetas of Byzantium”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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