Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Paul of Antioch
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Būlus al-Rāhib al-Anṭākī

Date of Birth: Unknown; possibly mid-12th century

Place of Birth: Presumably Antioch

Date of Death: Unknown; possibly early 13th century

Place of Death: Unknown; maybe Sidon


For an author who stirred up such a great deal of controversy with his writings, surprisingly little is known about Paul of Antioch. Outside his own works almost nothing is said about him, and it is even difficult to give him accurate dates.

Paul’s wor…

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Thomas, David, “Paul of Antioch”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2010

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