Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Unknown author
(176 words)

The Sixty Martyrs of Jerusalem

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably 8th c.

Place of Birth: Perhaps Palestine

Date of Death: Unknown; probably 8th c.

Place of Death: Perhaps Palestine


The anonymous author must have lived in Syria and Palestine and have mastered at least two languages, Syriac and Greek. In an appendix (§ 12) to the main text it is revealed that it was Ioannes the monk who read the origin…

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Efthymiadis, Stephanos, “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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