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 Martyrion tōn hagiōn tou Christou tessarakonta kai dyo martyrōn tōn en Persidi teleiōthentōn
(609 words)



The Martyrdom of the forty-two holy martyrs of Christ who died in Persia (version P ), The forty-two martyrs of Amorion (BHG 1214c)

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Date: Probably before January 846 or at the latest before June 847 (Kotzampassi, ‘To martyrio’, pp. 124-26). According to Halkin (Hagiologie byzantine, p. 152), it belongs to a pre-metaphrastic Menologion, i.e. before the 930s-960s, while Kazhdan (Byzantine literature, pp. 234-35), dates the text before the 980s.

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Kolia-Dermitzaki, Athina, “ Martyrion tōn hagiōn tou Christou tessarakonta kai dyo martyrōn tōn en Persidi teleiōthentōn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24326>
First published online: 2010



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