John of Damascus, Syrian Monk and Theologian
(c. 675/676-749)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: John of Damascus
  • Known as: Saint John Damascene
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 676, Damascus, Syria
  • Death: December 4, 749, Mar Saba Monastery, West Bank
  • Languages: Arabic (?), Aramaic (?), Greek (?)
  • Who he was: Syrian monk and theologian who wrote On Holy Images; Three Sermons on the Assumption

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