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ʿAbdīshūʿ ibn Bahrīz = Ḥabīb ibn Bahrīz
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ʿAbdīshūʿ ibn Bahrīz

Date of Birth: Unknown, mid/later 8th c.?

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, perhaps shortly before 827

Place of Death: Unknown, perhaps in or near Mosul, where he was metropolitan


Abdīshūʿ ibn Bahrīz was an eminent bishop and scholar of the Church of the East, who flourished around the time of the Caliph al-Maʾmūn (r. 813-33) and his Christian physician Jibrīl ibn Bukht…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ʿAbdīshūʿ ibn Bahrīz = Ḥabīb ibn Bahrīz”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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