Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Abbot Eftimie
(535 words)

Egumenul Eftimie

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably around 1500

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; possibly after 1571

Place of Death: Unknown; possibly the monastery of Humor, Moldavia


 Few reliable details are known about the life and career of Eftimie. He certainly was the ‘apprentice’ of the bishop and chronicler Macarie of Roman, whom he likely knew during his life as a young monk. E…

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Păun, Radu G., “Abbot Eftimie”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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