Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Nicetas Clericus
(196 words)

Nikētas Klērikos

Date of Birth: Between about 900 and 920

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Between 950 and 1000

Place of Death: Unknown


In 947, the imperial cleric (vasilikos klērikos) Nicetas, in a letter to the Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, described a confrontation between the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Christodoulus, and Muslims in the city over the celebration of Easter. It had bro…

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Pratsch, Thomas, “Nicetas Clericus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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