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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 Hypomnēma kathʾ historian tēs athlēseōs tou hagiou megalomartyros Hēlia tou neou, tou apo Hēlioupolitōn, en Damaskō martyrēsantos

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Author(s): Efthymiadis, Stephanos
Memorial on the basis of an account of the martyrdom of the holy great martyr Elias the Younger, from Helioupolis, who suffered martyrdom in Damascus, The Martyrdom of Elias of Helioupolis Unknown author Date: 9th-10th c. Original Language: Greek Description The Martyrdom of Elias (759-79 or 775-95) is the biography of a neo-martyr born to a Christian family in Helioupolis (Baalbek) and trained as a carpenter. Together with his mother and two brothers, he left his native town for Damascus, where for two years he was employed by a Syrian.…