Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Taʾrīkh al-Siʿīrd
(537 words)

The Chronicle of Seʿert

The Chronicle of Se'ert

Date: Before 1023

Original Language: Arabic


This work is a universal history. It is divided into two parts, the first narrating the events of the years 251 to 422, and the second dealing with the period 484 up to 650, at which point the MS containing this part breaks off. The remainder of the Chronicle may have followed events up to the 11th century. The author, who is anonymous, was evidently a Nestorian priest who…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ Taʾrīkh al-Siʿīrd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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