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Introduction: Writing True Stories - A View from the West
Cubitt, Catherine R. E.. • p. 1-12

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Early Byzantine Historiography and Hagiography as Different Modes of Christian Practice
Krueger, Derek. • p. 13-20

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Creating Local History: Coptic Encomia Celebrating Past Events
Schenke, Gesa. • p. 21-30

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A Saint and his Biographer in Late Antique Iraq: The History of St George of Izla († 614) by Babai the Great
Walker, Joel. • p. 31-41

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Writing History as 'Histoires': The Biographical Dimension of East Syriac Historiography
Debié, Muriel. • p. 43-75

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Converting the Caliph: A Legendary Motif in Christian Hagiography and Historiography of the Early Islamic Period
Binggeli, André. • p. 77-103

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'He was tall and slender, and his virtues were numerous': Byzantine Hagiographical Topoi and the Companions of Muhammad in al-Azdi's Futuh al-Sham
Khalek, Nancy A.. • p. 105-123

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'Become infidels or we will throw you into the fire': The Martyrs of Najran in Early Muslim Historiography, Hagiography, and Qur'anic Exegesis
Sizgorich, Thomas N.. • p. 125-147

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Ibn al-Azraq, Saint Marutha, and the Foundation of Mayya-fariqin (Martyropolis)
Munt, Harry. • p. 149-174

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Christian King, Muslim Apostate: Depictions of Jabala ibn al-Ayham in Early Arabic Sources
Bray, Julia. • p. 175-203

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Variations on an Egyptian Female Martyr Legend: History, Hagiography, and the Gendered Politics of Medieval Arab Religious Identity
Davies, Stephen J.. • p. 205-217

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Sainthood Achieved: Coptic Patriarch Zacharias according to The History of the Patriarchs
Swanson, Mark N.. • p. 219-230