Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The History of the patriarchs of Alexandria

George the Archdeacon

Date: About 715 or shortly thereafter

Original Language: Coptic


The Coptic collection of Lives of the patriarchs written by Jirja the Archdeacon was among the sources used in the late 11th century by the Alexandrian deacon Mawhūb ibn Manṣūr ibn Mufarrij and his collaborators as part of their project of compiling an Arabic-language history of the Coptic Orthodox patriarchs (see den Heijer, Mawhūb); th…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Title unknown”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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