Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.

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 Cxorebaj da c’amebaj c’midisa moc’amisa k’ost’ant’isi kartvelisaj, romeli ic’ama babiloelta mepisa dzaparis mier

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Author(s): Abashidze, Medea D.
Vita Constantini HiberiThe Life and Passion of the holy martyr Kostanti the Kartvelian, who was tortured by Jaʿfar, King of the Babylonians, The Life and Passion of Kostanti-Kaxay An anonymous monk from Kartli (Georgia) Date: Probably late 9th c. Original Language: Arabic Description The Life of Kostanti-Kaxay is a short work, occupying just nine pages of Abuladze’s critical edition. It is a source for the period of Arab rule in eastern Caucasia and the situation in the southwestern Georgian regions during the era of the early Kartvelian Bagratids. The Life traces this Georgian sain…

 Cxovreba mepet mepisa Davitisi

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Author(s): Abashidze, Medea D.
Cxovreba Davit IV Agmasheneblisa Life of David, King of kings Life of David, King of kings Date: Early 12th century Original Language: Georgian Description The Life of David provides significant evidence for the period of Seljuk domination in Georgia and the whole of Transcaucasia in the late 11th and early 12th century. The work describes the ruin of the country and the disasters that befell the Georgian people. Written in the first quarter of the 12th century, the work is a panegyric tracing the life of King David IV. It describes how, as the only son of King George …