Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tskhovreba ts’midisa luk’a ierusalimelisay
(537 words)

‘Life of St Luka of Jerusalem (Luka Mukha Abashidze)’

Life of St Luka of Jerusalem

Date: Between 1273 and 1320

Original Language: Georgian


Most of the Synaxary in which the Life of Luka was included consists of metaphrastic, abbreviated versions of longer lives: this life is less than 1,000 words long and probably derives from a still undiscovered, or lost, full hagiography.

Luka Mukha was born between 1249 and 1254, the youngest of at least three brother…

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Rayfield, Donald, “ Tskhovreba ts’midisa luk’a ierusalimelisay”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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