Nicholas I, Patriarch of Constantinople: Miscellaneous Writings
Nicholas I, Patriarch of Constantinople; L. G. Westerink, editor and translator
Dumbarton Oaks Texts
Historical Texts: Facsimiles and Translations, Byzantine Studies, Byzantine History
ISBN: 978-0-88402-089-9, Hardcover, 1981, Out of print
Next to Photius and Michael Cerularius, Nicholas I is probably the most prominent of the patriarchs of Constantinople. Besides a few stray letters not preserved by the regular manuscript tradition, Miscellaneous Writings include: eight patriarchal documents, among which the Tome of Union of 920; a brief but impressive sermon on the capture of Thessalonica in 904; extracts from a pamphlet on the famous controversy around Leo VI's fourth marriage; finally, five hymns, of which, however, only three are attested as written by the Patriarch, while the remaining two should more probably be assigned to a namesake.
Dumbarton Oaks Texts 6 / CFHB 20