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11περ ψυχικὴς σ(ωτη) ρίας κ(αὶ) αφεσεος τον αμαρτιόν μου |12 και του υού μου κ(αὶ) τον γονέον μου κ(αὶ) 49 A. Laiou, Peasant Society in the Late Byzantine Empire. A Social and Demographic Study. Princeton NJ 1977, 184. 50 See Bryer / Winfield, Byzantine Monuments (as in note 15), 319ff. and note 3. Eleven Documents from the Acta of the Monastery of Vazelon 17 ο βουλόμ(εν)ο(ς) ἐν[ο]|13χλήσιν <ν>α έχει τον Προδρομον αντημαχων εν [ἡ]|14μερα κρίσεως κ(αὶ) ος Ἰούδας κατακρηθήσετε κ(αὶ) ἡ πα|15ρούσα γραφὺ το στέργον εξοι.
L. Rydén, The Date of the Life of St Niphon. -T. ), Greek and Latin Studies in Memory of Cajus Fabricius. Gothenburg 1990, 33-40, was inaccessible to me. On the basis of anachronisms, confused geography and similarities with tenth-century hagiographical texts, A. Berger, Life and Works of Saint Gregentios, Archbishop of Taphar. Millennium-Studien, 7. Berlin/New York 2006, 6-47, especially 40-45, dates the existent form of the Life in the late tenth century and localizes its composition in Constantinople.
Monographies, 37. Paris 2012, 207-216. 9 Furthermore, the Lives of Andrew and Basil the Younger include several episodes that do not focus on the hero, but bring secondary personages to the foreground. One of the lengthiest episodes in Andrew’s Life that involve secondary personages is about an anonymous woman, who in her desire to attract her unfaithful husband fell to the influence of the sorcerer Vigrinos. Her story is inscribed in the main hagiographical theme of sin and redemption and explores the ravage that is caused to an innocent, though thoughtless, soul that seeks the help of magic to resolve issues of personal life.