Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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John the Stylite of Mār Zʿurā at Sarug
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Biography

Nothing is known about Mār John, stylite of Mār Zʿurā in Sarug, except his authorship of two works, a grammatical treatise and the disputation discussed below. His name does not feature in other sources, and while Michael the Syrian mentions a monastery with this name in Sarug, where the Patriarch Cyriacus ordained the monk Addai as bishop of Karma, nothing more is know…

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Suermann, Harald, “John the Stylite of Mār Zʿurā at Sarug”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23528>
First published online: 2010



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