Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maktbōnut Zabnē
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Maktab Zabnē


Michael the Syrian

Date: Between 1195-96 and 7 November 1199

Original Language: Syriac


Michael’s work is a universal chronicle, beginning with the creation and ending three or two years before his own death. It is divided into 21 books and a number of appendices (for a survey, see Weltecke, pp. 127-28). The historiographical material is presented in three columns, the first on church …

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Maktbōnut Zabnē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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