Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Sīrat al-qiddīs Anbā Furayj (Ruways)
(1,207 words)

'The Life of the saint Anbā Furayj (Ruways)'; 'The Life and miracles of Anbā Ruways (Furayj, Tegi)'

The Life and Miracles of Anbā Ruways

Date: Soon after 18 October 1404

Original Language: Arabic


The Life and Miracles of Anbā Ruways is a fairly extensive work (61 folios in Paris Ar. 282) which, like the Lives of Barṣawmā al-ʿUryān (q.v.) and Marqus al-Anṭūnī (q.v.), makes use of the literary form of a Life (= sīra) proper, followed by a collection of miracle stories…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Sīrat al-qiddīs Anbā Furayj (Ruways)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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