Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The Life and Miracles of Anbā Ruways
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We know nothing about the author of the Life of Anbā Ruways apart from what can be gathered from the text itself; however, the second of the ‘miracles’ that follow the Life ‘proper’ in several manuscripts appears to refer to this author. According to this miracle account, Anbā Ruways cured one of his disciples (who is not named) of a very serious illness, and promised him that he would live long, att…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “The Life and Miracles of Anbā Ruways”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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