Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maymar jihād al-qiddīs … Mārī Jirjis Muzāḥim alladhī akmala shahādatahu al-muqaddasa wa-nāl iklīl al-shahāda fī l-yawm al-tāsiʿ ʿashar min shahr Baʾūna
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Treatise on the striving of St Jirjis Muzāḥim, who accomplished his holy witness and obtained the crown of martyrdom on 19 Baʾūna, The martyrdom of Jirjis (Muzāḥim)

The monk Mīnā

Date: After 978

Original Language: Arabic

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Muzāḥim ibn Jāmiʿ was the son of a Muslim Bedouin father and a Coptic Christian mother; his story is set in towns in the Nile Delta. Fascinated since his childhood with his mother’s religion, as a very young man …

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Maymar jihād al-qiddīs … Mārī Jirjis Muzāḥim alladhī akmala shahādatahu al-muqaddasa wa-nāl iklīl al-shahāda fī l-yawm al-tāsiʿ ʿashar min shahr Baʾūna”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24971>
First published online: 2010



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