Little is known about the Coptic Christian author of The martyrdom of Jirjis (named Muzāḥim before his baptism as a Christian) other than the little that can be gathered from the text. According to the copy of the Arabic text in Cairo, Coptic Museum – Hist. 469, the author of the martyrdom was one Mīnā, who assures his hearers that he was an eyewitness and a faithful reporter of ev…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“The monk Mīnā”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 24 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24970>