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The Life and Miracles of Marqus al-Anṭūnī
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The Life and Miracles of Marqus al-Anṭūnī allow us to conclude that their author (or chief compiler) was, like Marqus, a monk of the Monastery of St Antony in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The Miracles open by relating that no Life of Marqus al-Anṭūnī had yet been written three years after the death of the saint (that is, in 1389). At that time, we are told, the saint appeared to one of the monks of the Monaste…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “The Life and Miracles of Marqus al-Anṭūnī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25744>
First published online: 2010



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