Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ioane Sabanisdze, Iovane Sabanisdze (Sabanisʒe)
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Ioane Sabanisdze

Date of Birth: Unknown, 8th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


Nothing is known about this person except that he lived in Tbilisi, capital of the Kingdom of Kartli, at the end of the 8th century, and that he was a friend of St Abo, of whose martyrdom he was an eye witness. From his works, he seems a highly educated person and refined writer. He probably bel…

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Shurgaia, Gaga, “Ioane Sabanisdze, Iovane Sabanisdze (Sabanisʒe)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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