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date: 21 May 2024

Neilos of Rossano, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
John M. HoweJohn M. Howe

also known as Neilos the Younger, saint; born Rossano in Calabria ca.910, died Grottaferrata 26 Sept. 1004. An orphan from an illustrious family, after a chaotic youth Neilos abandoned secular life (and his child) for the ascetical life of Italy's “New Thebaid.” He came under the guidance of ... ...

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