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 Passio sexaginta martyrum qui passi sunt a Sarracenis (the original Greek title is lost)
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Legenda Sancti Floriani et sociorum suorum

The Passion of the sixty martyrs who suffered under the SaracensThe Story of Saint Florian and his companions

Unknown author

Date: Mid-7th c.

Original Language: Greek

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The original Greek text seems to have described the execution of sixty Byzantine soldiers who refused to convert to Islam following their capture in Gaza, probably in 639. An Arab commander called Ammiras, perhaps ident…

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Woods, David, “ Passio sexaginta martyrum qui passi sunt a Sarracenis (the original Greek title is lost)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23476>
First published online: 2010



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