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Skazaniia o dare Shakha Abbasa
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The text Skazaniia o dare Shakha Abbasa does not give any details to indicate its authorship. S.N. Gukhman (‘Dokumentalʾnoeʾ skazanie’, pp. 255-6) has argued that the context of its creation, its subject and its extensive use of biblical citations suggest that it was created by a member of the Muscovite clergy with close ties to the court, although he does not suggest any specific individual.

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Griffin, Clare, “Skazaniia o dare Shakha Abbasa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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