Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Timothy (Ṭīmāteʾōs), East-Syrian patriarch
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Timothy I

Date of Birth: c. 740 (traditional date 727/728)

Place of Birth: Ḥazzā (near Arbelā)

Date of Death: 9th January 823

Place of Death: Baghdad


Timothy received a thorough education in the texts of the Church Fathers and the philosophy of Aristotle in the school of Mār Abraham bar Dāshandād in Bāshōsh. When Mār Abraham transferred his school first to Margā and later to the monastery of Mār…

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Heimgartner, Martin, “Timothy (Ṭīmāteʾōs), East-Syrian patriarch”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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