Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Yarecʿan sut Margarēk
(427 words)

‘There arose false prophets’

Mattʿēos Ĵułayecʿi

Date: About 1400-10

Original Language: Armenian


Yarecʿan sut Margarēk is a short sermon in classical Armenian mixed with vernacular phrases, idioms and terms (it is to be found in Kʿarozner, ‘Homilies’). It is a direct assault on the person and teachings of Muḥammad as a ‘false prophet’. Mattʿēos defines seven conditions for ‘true prophethood’: foreknowledge, altruism, signs, credi…

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Dadoyan, Seta B., “ Yarecʿan sut Margarēk”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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