Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Narratio de Imagine Edessena
(120 words)

Unknown Author

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably late 9th century

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; probably latter part of the 10th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Although this work has been attributed to Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, the real author is unknown. He was probably a cleric close to the court writing on behalf of the emperor.

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Guscin, Mark, “Narratio de Imagine Edessena”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 31 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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