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 Tarjama-yi Anājīl-i arbaʿa
(1,534 words)

‘Translation of the four Gospels’

Mīr Muḥammad Bāqir Khātūnābādī

Date: 1697

Original Language: Persian


The Kitāb-i Anājīl-i arbaʿa is a translation of the four canonical Gospels by Khātūnābādī, completed on 12 May 1697. By this time, several Arabic translations of the Gospels printed in Aleppo had found their way to Iran, probably via Christian missionaries. Three manuscript copies are known to be extant: one held in the personal…

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Jaʿfariyān, Rasūl, “ Tarjama-yi Anājīl-i arbaʿa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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