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 Ktābā d-maktab zabnē
(624 words)

Syriac Common Source


Theophilus of Edessa, Theophilus bar Tuma, Thawfīl al-Rūmī

Date: Shortly after 754

Original Language: Syriac


The work is not extant. Its title is known through Barhebraeus (Chronicon Syriacum, p. 127). A partial reconstruction is possible on the basis of the quotations from this chronicle found in the works of three later historiographers. The Syrian-Orthodox Dionysius of Tell-Maḥrē (q.v.) …

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ktābā d-maktab zabnē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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