Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Vita Euthymii
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The Life of Euthymius, patriarch of Constantinople

Life of Euthymius, patriarch of Constantinople

Date: 920s or soon after 932

Original Language: Greek


The work is a hagiographical biography of Euthymius, who was born in 843 in Seleukeia (Isauria), was patriarch of Constantinople from 907 to 912, and died in 917. The single preserved manuscript of the vita, which is now lost, was fragmentary: the first chapters, up to the reign of Leo VI (886), inclu…

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Krönung, Bettina, “ Vita Euthymii”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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