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  • Record Number: 10888
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wortley , John.
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  • Title: Documents: De Latrone Converso: The Tale of the Converted Robber (BHG 1450kb W861) [a robber chief infiltrates a women's monastery where he is welcomed as a holy man; when he inadvertently cures a nun, he repents and becomes a monk].
  • Source: Byzantion 66, 1 ( 1996): Pages 219 - 243. Reprinted in Studies on the Cult of Relics in Byzantium up to 1204. By John Wortley. Ashgate Variorum, 2009. Article X.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Crime and Criminals De Latrone Converso, Byzantine Story Greek Literature Healers and Healing Literature- Prose Miracles 'Monasticism Nuns
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 7
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; The tale survives in two versions, an older short form (#1 below) and a later version that is almost twice as long (#2 below). 1) Cod. Paris. graec. 1598 (AD 1071-2), ff. 196v-198. Cod. Athen. B.N. 513 (saec. xiii), ff. 239-240. Cod. Paris. graec. 1313 (s
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03782506
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