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The prophecy of Daniel to Athanasius
(129 words)

Unknown author

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably mid-11th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; presumably Egypt

Date of Death: Unknown; late 11th to early 12th century

Place of Death: Unknown; presumably Egypt


Nothing is known of the author of this pseudonymous apocalyptic text beyond what can be gathered from the text itself: that the author was a Christian, probably a monk, active in the late 11th and early 12th centuries, perhaps in the …

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van Lent, Jos, “The prophecy of Daniel to Athanasius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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