Elias II is one of the lesser known patriarchs of the (‘Nestorian’) Church of the East. The patriarchal chronicles found in the two important theological encyclopedias, Kitāb al-majdal (‘The tower’) (q.v.) and Asfār al-asrār (‘The books of secrets’) (q.v.), mention him as metropolitan of Ḥazza/Irbil and Mosul before his patriarchal election. His consecration took place in the church of al-Madā’in in 11…
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G.B. Teule, Herman,
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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