Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Unknown author
(108 words)

The Gospel of the twelve Apostles

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably first half of or mid-7th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; late 7th or early 8th c.

Place of Death: Unknown


Nothing is known about the life of the anonymous author. He was probably a monk living in or near Edessa. Apart from the very scanty hints to be gathered from the Gospel of the twelve Apostles itself, no further information is available about the author.


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Greisiger, Lutz, “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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