Barlaam and Ioasaph

   Popular Byzantine romance often attributed to John of Damascus (q.v.), but probably authored by a certain John of Mar Saba. The plot of the story is a version of the life of Buddha, but how it got to Byzantium (q.v.) is unclear.

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