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Makirdīj al-Kassīḥ
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Makirdīj al-Kassīḥ ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Mukhallaʿ al-Armanī

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Kilis (present-day south-central Turkey)

Date of Death: After 1733

Place of Death: Unknown; probably Aleppo


Makirdīj (from Armenian Mkrtič’) al-Kassīḥ was born to Armenian parents in the little town of Kilis, north of Aleppo; the year of his birth is unknown. He belonged to the Armenian Catholic communit…

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Walbiner, Carsten, “Makirdīj al-Kassīḥ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>

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