Athlēsis tou hagiou martyros Nikēta tou neou
(886 words)

Combat of the holy martyr Nicetas the Younger

Unknown author

Date: First half of the 14th century

Original Language: Greek


Everything we know about Nicetas stems from this short text, which was originally part of an unknown Synaxarion, and extracted in an obviously abbreviated form. According to the manuscript, the extractor was the monk Pachomius, of whom nothing is known. Laurent points to Theodore Mouzalon (d. 1294), the first great logothete under Emperor And…

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Ritter, Max, “ Athlēsis tou hagiou martyros Nikēta tou neou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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