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 Title unknown; Chronicon Maroniticum
(533 words)

The Maronite Chronicle

Unknown author

Date: 2nd half of 7th c., after 665

Original Language: Syriac


This incomplete brief chronicle consists of 14 folios in its present state of conservation, and covers events from Alexander the Great to 665/66. The period from the end of the 4th century to the conflict between ʿAlī and Muʿāwiya is missing.

The work has been ascribed to Qays al-Mārūnī (Lammens) and Theophilus of Edessa (Breydy). In the case of Qays, …

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Title unknown; Chronicon Maroniticum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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