Nikolaos Mystikos Date of Birth: 852 Place of Birth: Italy Date of Death: 15 May 925 Place of Death: Possibly Constantinople
Nicolas was born to a slave-woman in Italy, either on the estate or in the house of Photius, the future patriarch of Constantinople. He studied together with the future Emperor Leo VI, and became a close friend of Photius. After Photius fell from favor and was deposed…
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“Nicolas Mysticus”, 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_23839>