Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The History of the patriarchs of Alexandria

Yuḥannis, Yuʾannis, Yūḥannā ‘John the Deacon’ is a convenient appellation

Date: About 770

Original Language: Coptic


The Coptic text of the Lives of the 43rd-46th patriarchs written by John the Deacon was among the sources found 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…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Title unknown”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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