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 Kitāb al-majāll; Jalayān Buṭrus;
(2,025 words)

Iktishāf Shimʿūn; Kitāb al-asrār; Kitāb al-sarāʾir al-maktūma; Kitāb al-fawāʾid; Kitāb al-kamāl

Book of the rolls; Apocalypse of Peter, Apocalypse of Simon; Book of the secrets; Book of the hidden secrets; Book of benefits; Book of perfection

Unknown author

Date: Unknown; a layered text possibly going back to the late 9th century; one early recension may be dated in the late 10th century

Original Language: Arabic


The book of the rolls or Arabic Apocalypse of Peter is…

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Grypeou , Emmanouela , “ Kitāb al-majāll; Jalayān Buṭrus;”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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