Life of St Philaretos the Merciful
Written By His Grandson Niketas

A Critical Edition, with Introduction,
Translation, Notes & Indices
Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia No. 8

Written and Translated from the Greek by Lennart Ryden
July 2002
Uppsala University Press
ISBN: 91-554-5200-0
143 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 "
$40.50 paper original


Partial contents: Philaretos, His Family & Social Status. Book of Job. Abraham & Jacob as Models for Philaretos. A Happy Fool? Other Saints Called Merciful. Bride-Show. Largesse. Niketas' Dream. The Author & His Purpose. The Present Edition. Text, Translation & Notes. Indices: Biblical Quotations, Grammatical Index. Vocabulary & Names.



Biography; Philology

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