Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Unknown series of redactors
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The Arabic Sibylline prophecy

Date of Birth: 8th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 8th-9th c.

Place of Death: Unknown


Nothing is known of the anonymous redactors of a sequence of 8th- and early 9th-century recensions of an ongoing Arabic Christian apocalyptic tradition, recently entitled The Arabic Sibylline prophecy (Ebied and Young, ‘Newly-discovered version’), other than what can be deduced from the texts th…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Unknown series of redactors”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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