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 Tashʿītā d-qaddīshā mār(y) Shmūʾēl w-mār(y) Shemʿūn w-mār(y) Gabrīʾēl
(2,068 words)

The Story of my lord Samuel and my lord Symeon and my lord, Life of Gabriel

Anonymous monk of the monastery of Qartmīn

Date: Between 758 and 969, probably 9th c.

Original Language: Syriac


The Life of Gabriel of Qartmīn is part of a trilogy which comprises the Lives of Samuel of Eshtin and Symeon of Qartmīn, the 4th century founders of the monastery, and that of Gabriel, who died in 648. The author was perhaps a son of Gabriel’s village of Bēt Qusṭān, …

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Palmer, Andrew, “ Tashʿītā d-qaddīshā mār(y) Shmūʾēl w-mār(y) Shemʿūn w-mār(y) Gabrīʾēl”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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