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Free Online: Symeon Metaphrastes at Work, by N. Wilson

N. Wilson: Symeon Metaphrastes’ revision of the hagiographic corpus, undertaken with the encouragement of the emperor, was a remarkable enterprise which required substantial resources and organisational skills. Michael Psellus in his encomium of Symeon gives a famous description of Symeon and his team at work See more here