Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Sebēos, pseudo-Sebeos
(833 words)

The history of Sebeos

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, after 655 and probably after 661

Place of Death: Unknown


Nothing is known for certain about the anonymous author of the History attributed to Sebeos. Given the repeated recourse to biblical imagery and vocabulary, as well as the apocalyptic apprehensions evident within the text, it is highly likely that he was a cl…

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Greenwood, Tim, “Sebēos, pseudo-Sebeos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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