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The Life of Timothy of Kākhushtā

Date of Birth: 9th or 10th c.

Place of Birth: Perhaps Syria

Date of Death: 9th or 10th c.

Place of Death: Perhaps Syria


Little is known about the authors of various recensions of the Life of Timothy of Kākhushtā. The earliest version seems to have been written by someone attached to the monastery of the saint, following his death in the early decades of the 9th century (Lamoreaux and Cairala, Life of Timothy, p. 27…

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Lamoreaux, John C., “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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