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Quryāqus al-Rāhib
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Quryāqus (ibn Zakariyyā al-Ḥarrānī) al-Rāhib

Date of Birth: Possibly early 10th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; perhaps Ḥarrān

Date of Death: Possibly later 10th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Quryāqus was an East Syrian monk, possibly identical with the East Syrian theologian Quryāqus ibn Zakariyya, from Ḥarrān, who composed a refutation of some of the anti-Nestorian arguments formulated by Yaḥyā ibn …

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “Quryāqus al-Rāhib”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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