This letter is about the miracle of the fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher on Holy Saturday 947. Nicetas Clericus writes to the Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus about the ceremony, and in particular about the difficulties connected with it that year.
An emir had come from Baghdad with the express purpose of informing the patriarch that this ceremon…
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“ Historia Nikēta basilikou klērikou”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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