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Isṭifānūs Akīllī
(530 words)

Stephanus Achilli; Stephanus Achilles

Date of Birth: About 1723

Place of Birth: Karpasia (Cyprus)

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown; probably late 18th century


Isṭifānūs Akīllī, known in Western literature as Achilli or Achille(s), was a native of Karpasia, a village located in the north-west of Cyprus (abandoned by the Maronite population in 1974, when it came under Turkish control…

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Moukarzel, Joseph, “Isṭifānūs Akīllī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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