Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Halōsis Krētēs ponētheisa para Theodosiou diakonou tapeinou tō philanthrōpō kai krataiō basilei Rōmanō
(1,639 words)

Theodosius diaconus, De Creta capta

The Conquest of Crete, written by Theodosius the Deacon, the humble, for the benevolent and mighty Emperor Romanus, On the conquest of Crete

Theodosius the Deacon

Date: Composed between March 961 and autumn 962, dedicated between March and July 963

Original Language: Greek

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This panegyric poem consists of 1,039 iambic verses, arranged in five ‘hearings’ (akroaseis), which in the most recent edition cover 38 pages in pr…

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Zielke, Beate, “ Halōsis Krētēs ponētheisa para Theodosiou diakonou tapeinou tō philanthrōpō kai krataiō basilei Rōmanō”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23828>
First published online: 2010



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