The Martyrdom of ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Date of Birth: Unknown, probably early 9th c. Place of Birth: Unknown Date of Death: Unknown, after c. 860 Place of Death: Unknown, possibly at Mt Sinai or one of the monasteries of Palestine
Nothing is known of this author beyond what can be deduced from the text of the Martyrdom he composed. He was an Arabic-speaking Melkite Christian and very possibly a monk (perhaps of Mount Sinai).
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Vila, David H.,
“Unknown author”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23699>