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 Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa
(790 words)



Biographies of the holy churchThe history of the patriarchs of Alexandria, Lives 68-69

Ibn al-Qulzumī

Date: Probably 1127

Original Language: Arabic

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Yūḥannā’s biographies of the Coptic patriarchs Michael IV and Macarius II devote a considerable amount of space to the ecclesiastical politics of their day: first, the attempts of Patriarch Michael to depose Bishop Sanhūt of Miṣr (which came to nothing when the patriarc…

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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 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25071>
First published online: 2010



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