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Daskas, Beatrice (2016): A literary self-portrait of Nikolaos Mesarites. In: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1: pp. 151-169
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Abstract

This contribution is based on a new interpretation of the well-known passage found in the Description of the church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople by Nikolaos Mesarites (XXVIII, 63.18-64.3 Heisenberg = 910b.[23] Downey), normally dated to the late twelfth century. It provides a reappraisal of the question regarding the Byzantine painter Eulalios and his alleged self-portrait in one of the scenes of the monument's decorative cycle.