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Symeon at the dictation of Joseph, disciple of Theoduṭe
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Symeon of Samosata

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Samosata

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


Symeon (Shemʿun) describes himself as a priest and precentor and says that he wrote the Life of Theoduṭe (Greek: Theodotos; d. 698) in his native city, Samosata, at the dictation of the priest Joseph, who was the disciple of Theoduṭe and a monk of the monastery of Zuqnīn outside the city of Āmīd…

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Palmer, Andrew, “Symeon at the dictation of Joseph, disciple of Theoduṭe”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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