Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The Martyrdom of Elias of Helioupolis (Elias of Damascus)

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


The anonymous author of the Martyrdom of Elias of Helioupolis(Elias of Damascus) (BHG 578, 579) must have been a native of Syria-Palestine but it is not certain when he lived and in what circumstances he became acquainted with the story of the martyrdom of this Christian saint.

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Efthymiadis, Stephanos, “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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