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This book relates the legend of the monk Bahira and his alleged interactions with the Prophet Muhammad.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-334-0
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Aug 10,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 128
Languages: Arabic, English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-334-0
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This book relates the long-standing Christian legend of the monk Behira and his alleged interactions with the Prophet Muhammed. In the eighth or ninth century, this was expanded into the present text, first in Syriac and then more smoothly in Arabic. Divided into three parts, this version includes a lengthy introduction on the origins and symbolism of the text.

This book relates the long-standing Christian legend of the monk Behira and his alleged interactions with the Prophet Muhammed. In the eighth or ninth century, this was expanded into the present text, first in Syriac and then more smoothly in Arabic. Divided into three parts, this version includes a lengthy introduction on the origins and symbolism of the text.

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Contributor Biography

Richard Gottheil

1862-1936

  • A Christian Bahira legend (page 5)
  • A Christian Bahira legend: Conclusion of the Arabic text (page 35)
  • A Christian Bahira legend: Translation of the Arabic text (page 83)
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