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The Canaanite Woman asks for healing for her daughter

Bazzi Rahib, Ilyas Basim Khuri (1684)

Walters Art Museum

Naskh is the caligraphic style for writing in the Arabic alphabet that the biblical text is written in for this manuscript. The artist, Ilyas Basim Khuri Bazzi Rahib, was most likely a Coptic monk in the late 17th century in Egypt.


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