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Yahya

Yahya is an Arabic version of the name of John the Baptist. Yahya ibn Zakariyya His head is said to be in a shirine in the Ummayad Mosque of Damascus. Yahya is called Yahya Yuhana by the Mandaeans. Yahya and John (Yuhanan or Yuhanna) are two entirely different names. http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/Contrad/External/yahya.html
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