Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Athanasius II, Patriarch of Jerusalem
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Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1244

Place of Death: Jerusalem


Nothing is known about Athanasius’ life before he became Patriarch of Jerusalem, except that he was archimandrite of an unnamed monastery (colophon of MS Sinaiticus Gr. 660 [254]) and that he originally came from the West (diptychs of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem in Pavlov, Kritichskie opyty). It is not even clear when he bec…

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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “Athanasius II, Patriarch of Jerusalem”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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