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Jirmānūs Farḥāt
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Jibrāʾīl ibn Farḥāt ibn Miṭr ibn Shāhīn al-Mashrūqī ibn Raʿd al-Ḥaṣrūnī al-Ḥalabī al-Mārūnī

Date of Birth: 20/21 November 1670

Place of Birth: Aleppo

Date of Death: 9 July 1732

Place of Death: Aleppo


Jirmānūs (Germanos) Farḥāt, as he was called after his consecration as the Maronite bishop of Aleppo in 1725, stands out as one of the founders of the Lebanese Maronite monastic order and as one of the early proponents of the nahḍa, the rebirth…

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Sahin, Elena, “Jirmānūs Farḥāt”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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