John of Damascus Date of Birth: Unknown, c. 675 Place of Birth: Damascus Date of Death: Unknown, probably before 754 Place of Death: Monastery of Mār Saba, near Jerusalem
Only a little of the available information about John’s life can be accepted with confidence, because his medieval biographies are heavily hagiographical and contain much legendary and anecdotic material. The few reliable facts ar…
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Glei, Reinhold F.,
“Johnannes Damascenus”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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