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 Arabic translation of the Syriac lament poem by Maphrian Ignatius Bar Qīqī
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Mār Ghrīghūryūs Yūḥannā ibn al-Ghurayr al-Zirbābī al-Shāmī

Date: 1659

Original Language: Arabic

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The story of the Syrian Orthodox Maphrian Ignatius Bar Qīqī, who renounced Christianity for Islam in the year 1016, became known to Yūḥannā when he was preparing an Arabic epitome of Barhebraeus’ Syriac history in 1641/2, while residing at the Syrian monastery of St Mark in Jerusalem.

According to Barhebraeus, Bar Qīqī, who was known as Archdeacon Mark of the church of Tagrīt,…

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Fathi, Jean, “ Arabic translation of the Syriac lament poem by Maphrian Ignatius Bar Qīqī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30299>



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