Loukas the Younger

   Saint (died 953) born in Stiri, in Greece, not far from Delphi. The katholikon (q.v.) of Hosios Loukas (q.v.) is dedicated to him; his stylized portrait is in the narthex (q.v.) of the katholikon. His vita (q.v.) is of some importance for its description of conditions in central Greece and the Peloponnesos (qq.v.) during the first half of the 10th century.

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