Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ktōbō d-maktbōnut zabnē, Part 1
(1,075 words)


‘Civil chronicle’, ‘Chronicon Syriacum’


Date: After 1276; Gregory continued to update it until near his death

Original Language: Syriac


This major work of Barhebraeus is a universal chronicle from the creation to almost the end of his own days. It is divided into two parts: the first deals with secular history, and the second describes ecclesiastical events. The two were separated and consi…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ktōbō d-maktbōnut zabnē, Part 1”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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