600-699 A.D. Assyrian History

† 650 - The massacre of monks at Ra's Ayn
by The Ashurbanipal Library Committee
Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2000 07:01 pm CST


Many monks and ascetics were killed by the army of Sa'd along the Byzentine border, especially in the monastery called "The daughters of Five Churches" at Ra's Ayn (in modern Syria). (Michael G. Morony, Iraq after the Moslem Conquest, 1984, P. 379, Also J.B. Chabot, CSCO, Scr. Syri 56, Louvain, 1937)



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