Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa
(829 words)

Biographies of the holy church, The history of the patriarchs of Alexandria, Lives 66-67

Mawhūb ibn Manṣūr ibn Mufarrij al-Iskandarānī

Date: 1094 or shortly thereafter

Original Language: Arabic


Mawhūb’s Arabic Lives of patriarchs Christodoulos and Cyril II (The history of the patriarchs of Alexandria, Lives 66-67) provide a rich picture of a tumultuous period in the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church and of Egypt in general (and Alexa…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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