David (Dawitʿ) was an Arab or Persian originally called Surhan, who settled in Armenia in the 660s. He was converted to Christianity and baptized by Catholicos Anastas (661-67). Arrested by the Muslim governor, he refused to revert to Islam and was crucified on 23 Are…
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Thomson, Robert W.,
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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