Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa
(611 words)

Biographies of the holy church, Lives 70-72The history of the patriarchs of Alexandria, Lives 70-72

Marqus ibn Zurʿa

Date: After 1166

Original Language: Arabic


Mark continued the compilation commonly known as the History of the patriarchs of Alexandria beyond the contributions of Mawhūb ibn Manṣūr ibn Mufarrij (q.v.) and Yūḥannā ibn Ṣāʿid ibn al-Qulzumī (q.v.) by composing the biographies of the 70th-72nd patriarchs: Gabriel II ibn Turayk (1131-45), Mich…

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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 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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