Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Michael of Damrū
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Khāʾīl / Mīkhāʾīl al-Damrāwī, bishop of Tinnīs

Date of Birth: Shortly after 1000

Place of Birth: Damrū, Egypt

Date of Death: Between 1051 and 1086

Place of Death: Perhaps in or near Tinnīs, Egypt


The author of the principal source for Lives 56-65 (covering the years 880-1046) in Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa, ‘Biographies of the holy Church’ (commonly known as The history of the patriarchs of Alexandria) was one Khāʾil or Mīkhāʾil al-Da…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Michael of Damrū”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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