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Isṭifānus al-Duwayhī
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Isṭifānus al-Duwayhī, Stephanus Edenensis

Date of Birth: 2 August 1630

Place of Birth: Ehden, Lebanon

Date of Death: 3 May 1704

Place of Death: Monastery of Qannūbīn, Lebanon


Isṭifān al-Duwayhī was born in Ehden (Ihdin), northern Lebanon, in 1630, to a Maronite family. In 1641, he was sent to the Maronite College in Rome, where he studied until 1655. On his return to Mount Lebanon, he was ordained…

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Moukarzel, Joseph, “Isṭifānus al-Duwayhī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 July 2020 <>

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