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 Waṣf sīrat Abīnā l-nabīl fī l-abrār al-mashhūr fī l-qiddīsīn al-akhyār al-anbā Yūḥannā l-qiss al-Dimashqī l-mukannā bi-mujrī l-dhahab
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An account of the life of our noble and pious Father, the famous and excellent saint Anbā John, the priest of Damascus, called Flowing with Gold [=Gr. Chrysorrhoas]’, ‘The Arabic Vita of St John of Damascus

Michael al-Simʿānī

Date: After 1085

Original Language: Arabic

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Michael al-Simʿānī’s Arabic Vita of St John of Damascus occupies 23 pages in Bacha’s edition and 12 folios in the oldest manuscript (MS Vat – Ar. 79). In its complete form, it…

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Treiger, Alexander, “ Waṣf sīrat Abīnā l-nabīl fī l-abrār al-mashhūr fī l-qiddīsīn al-akhyār al-anbā Yūḥannā l-qiss al-Dimashqī l-mukannā bi-mujrī l-dhahab”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25892>
First published online: 2010



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