Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Sīrat al-ab al-fāḍil … anbā Barṣawmā al-ʿUryān
(1,563 words)

'The Life of the virtuous father … anbā Barṣawmā "the Naked"’, The Life and miracles of Barṣawmā (Barsūm) al-ʿUryān (‘the naked’)

The Life and Miracles of Barṣawmā al-ʿUryān

Date: 1355-56, perhaps on the basis of earlier sources

Original Language: Arabic


There are a number of unresolved, indeed, mostly unstudied questions regarding the genesis of the Life and the Miracles of Barṣawmā (Barsūm) ‘the Naked’ (its full title is given as Sīrat al-ab al-fāḍil … anbā Bar…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Sīrat al-ab al-fāḍil … anbā Barṣawmā al-ʿUryān”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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