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Sophronius, archbishop of Cyprus
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Sophronius, Archbishop of Cyprus

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

There is some difficulty over the identification of the author of this account of the martyrdom of the forty-two martyrs of Amorion. According to the manuscript containing the Slavonic version, he was archbishop of Cyprus (Abicht and Schmidt, 'Quellennachweise, III', pp. 143-44; Vasilievskij and Nikitin, Skaz…

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Kolia-Dermitzaki, Athina, “Sophronius, archbishop of Cyprus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23715>
First published online: 2010



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