Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The Prophecy of nineteen Muslim kings in the fourteenth-century Copto-Arabic Prophecies and exhortations of Pseudo-Shenute

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Date: Perhaps between 809 and 813, or shortly afterwards

Original Language: Coptic


This political prophecy is preserved in a fourteenth-century Arabic apocalyptic sermon attributed to the Coptic saint Shenute (see CMR 5), but most of it clearly dates to an earlier period. It deals with a…

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van Lent, Jos, “ Untitled”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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