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Unknown author, ‘Pseudo-Methodius of Patara/of Olympos’
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The Apocalypse of Pseudo-Methodius (Syriac)

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably c. 650

Place of Birth: Unknown

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

Place of Death: Unknown


There is almost no information available about the life of the author. Even those points that can be deduced from the Apocalypse itself are scanty and their interpretation is uncertain. He was a Syrian, possibly a monk, who might have…

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Greisiger, Lutz, “Unknown author, ‘Pseudo-Methodius of Patara/of Olympos’”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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