Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The Martyrdom of Peter of Capitolias

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


The anonymous author of the Martyrdom of Peter of Capitolias must have been a native of Syria-Palestine, but it is not possible to determine when he lived, since his text is only extant in a Georgian translation preserved in a single 16th-century manuscript. Although his hero saint must have been a hist…

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Efthymiadis, Stephanos, “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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