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date: 21 October 2019

Covenant, Sons and Daughters of the (Bnay and Bnat Qyama) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Susan HarveySusan Harvey

In *Syriac Christianity (both eastern and western), a consecrated office emerging apparently in the late 3rd century. These men and women took vows of poverty and chastity, served their ... ...

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