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Niqūlāwus al-Ṣāʾigh
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Niqūlā al-Ṣāʾigh, al-Khūrī Niqūlāwus al-Ṣāʾigh al-Ḥalabī l-Rūmī

Date of Birth: 1692

Place of Birth: Aleppo

Date of Death: 17 December 1756

Place of Death: Zūq Mīkhāʾīl, Mount Lebanon


Niqūlāwus al-Ṣāʾigh was born into a Greek Orthodox family of goldsmiths at a period when Roman Catholic missionaries in the Levant were working to bring Christians of the Eastern Churches to recognise papal authority.…

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Kilpatrick, Hilary, “Niqūlāwus al-Ṣāʾigh”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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