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John bar Penkāyē, Yōḥannān bar Penkāyē, John of Penek (Fenek)
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John bar Penkāyē

Date of Birth: Unknown, probably first half of 7th c.

Place of Birth: Penek (west-Syriac: Fenek; Greek: Pinaka; Latin: Phaenicha in Gordyene (Syriac Bēt Qardū); now Finik or Finuk)

Date of Death: Unknown; late 7th or early 8th c.

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

Born at an unknown date in Penek (Fenek, on the left bank of the Tigris, north of Gāzartā (Jazīrat ibn ʿUmar, now Cizre), east of Ṭur ʿAbdīn), John…

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Greisiger, Lutz, “John bar Penkāyē, Yōḥannān bar Penkāyē, John of Penek (Fenek)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23469>
First published online: 2010



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