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 Marginal notes
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Marginal notes

Ṣāliḥ ibn Saʿīd al-Masīḥī; Christodoulos (monastic name)

Date: Mid-11th century (written late in life)

Original Language: Arabic


Nine marginal notes by Ṣāliḥ ibn Sa‘īd (one, two, or three pages each in length) have so far been identified and deciphered.


1. On the last folio of MS Sinai – Ar. 1, there is a note entitled ‘A wondrous report that strengthens the faith’ (khabar ‘ajīb yuqawwī l-īmān). Ṣāliḥ describes the persecutions of Christians at…

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Treiger, Alexander, “ Marginal notes”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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