Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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The Letter of Pseudo-Pisentius
(109 words)

Unknown Author

Date of Birth: Unknown, perhaps late 9th to early 10th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; presumably Egypt

Date of Death: Unknown; perhaps middle to late 10th century

Place of Death: Unknown; presumably Egypt, possibly in the region of Qifṭ (Coptos) in Upper Egypt


Nothing is known about the Coptic Christian author of this pseudonymous apocalyptic text (or of the redactors of the later recensions) beyo…

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van Lent, Jos, “The Letter of Pseudo-Pisentius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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