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Mec Paron
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The author only identifies himself by name in the penultimate stanza of the poem. Granted the tradition of martyrologies being composed close to the place and time of the events they describe, it is likely that Mec Paron was living near the town of Marzuan during the period of writing. Similarly, it is the norm for such works to be written by clergy. Since those in rank…

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Cowe, Peter, “Mec Paron”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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