A Christian Bahira legend. Richard Gottheil. Published Online: | DOI: Bahira or Sergius the Monk to the Latin West, was an Arab Arian, Nestorian or possibly Gnostic In the Christian tradition Bahira became a heretical monk, whose errant views inspired the Qur’an. K. Szilágyi, Muhammad and the Monk: The Making of the Christian Baḥīrā Legend, Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam A Christian Bahira legend. Main Author: Gottheil, Richard J. H. Language(s): English. Published: New York, Note: Reprint from Zeitschrift für.

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They uproot cities of former kings, they build and increase and grow numerous in the land of Sen’ar. Whom dost thou worship? Part of a series on.

A Christian Bahira legend. : Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie

But it is undoubtedly a copy of a good original. Since most of them were certainly part of the oral culture of Christians living under Islamic rule, in most cases it would be futile to look for their textual origins. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

They answered, we have with us a youth, uncouth and silent. A man had killed his brother, and the murderer bahirq said, “The servant of the man has murdered my brother”. They are meek and just, neither haughty nor proud. See Roggema, ,egend legend of Sergius Bah. Of these, only the revision of survives.


You have left your own faith, and the excellent laws of your fathers, and have ta- ken refuge among the sons of Hagar. They pray and ask [assistance] from God for kings and lords; for the just and for the wicked. Does this whole episode contain a reminiscence of St. If they say to me, ‘what shall we eat and drink there?

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Then I chriatian the land of the Persians, and came to Beth Rhumaye, 6 pro- claiming that it was proper that men should worship one legenv and not many, because the Messiah was crucified 1 Evagrius has something to say of a divine sign which came to Maurice. The chaff they will bind and will throw into the fire which is never extinguish- ed. In a passage at the beginning of Mhowever, the narrator says in all the synoptic versions that the Arabs called the monk Bah. Seven are given to each man.

Then I saw christiqn great dragon, creeping as it came, and swallowing without pity. In proportion to the kindness thou wilt show them, God will lengthen thy life and that of thy children who come [after thee]. Digitized by Google lZt R.

He answered me, this represents the kingdom of the Ishmaelites. Volume 14 Issue Jahresband Janpp. But, it is made up in various ways.

A Christian Bahira Legend

Seeing Islam as others saw it: This phenomenon should make one careful when dating the polemical material of a work. Gotthfcil nor did he answer me in an evil way; but said, the will of God be done.


After him there arose no other prophet. Finding libraries that hold this item The wheat they will gather into the storehouses of the Father xhristian the mansions of on-high.

Kings will rise up one against the other. Ms Bodleiana rather carefully written copy on paper. The faith which the Messiah taught us.

He is the messenger be- fore the Messiah. Islam and the West, pp. When they saw that he had healed my body, wonder and astonishment seized them. I was much bahirx at this. The angel said to me, “this is the king of the sons of Hashim, son of Mu- hammad”.

The legend of the cow and christiqn legend of Muh. Like unbridled horses they worshipped the image of a mouse, who was Iblis. They comported themselves like unto wild beasts, possessing neither understanding nor knowledge. The ensuing End of Days are described in the manner of traditional Christian apocalypses.

This leads to ca. He told them about the vision that was above his head.