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 Sharḥ risālat al-ab al-qiddīs … anbā Bisantīyūs usquf madīnat Qifṭ
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Exposition of the letter of the holy father … Abba Pisentius, bishop of the town of QifṭThe Letter of Pseudo-Pisentius; The Letter of Pisentius; Pseudo-Pisentius of Qift; LetPis; Pis

The Letter of Pseudo-Pisentius

Date: Unknown; a ‘primitive’ Coptic or Greek recension, now lost, may have been composed around 935-50

Original Language: Coptic

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This apocalyptic sermon is known from a fairly large number of Arabic manuscripts, and in about half of th…

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van Lent, Jos, “ Sharḥ risālat al-ab al-qiddīs … anbā Bisantīyūs usquf madīnat Qifṭ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25047>
First published online: 2010



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