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 Unknown refutation of Islam
(230 words)


Michael the Synkellos

Date: Late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Greek


The refutation of Islam which is included in George the Monk's (q.v.) Chronicon syntomon (ed. C. de Boor, Georgii Monachi Chronicon, 2 vols, Leipzig, 1904, ii, 697-702; repr. Stuttgart, 1978) should perhaps (possibly in part) be attributed to Michael the Synkellos. In one of the manuscripts of this chronicle (MS BNF - Coislin 305, fol. 312v; cf. ed.…

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Kolia-Dermitzaki, Athina, “ Unknown refutation of Islam”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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