Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū l-ʿAbbās al-Īrānshahrī
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Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Nīshāpūr

Date of Death: Late 9th c.

Place of Death: Unknown, possibly Nīshāpūr


Very little is known about this figure, even his full name (Encyclopaedia Iranica and Aminrazavi 1999 give it as Abū l-ʿAbbās Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Īrānshahrī but do not cite a source), though the few surviving fragments of information suggest he was anything but orthod…

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Thomas, David, “Abū l-ʿAbbās al-Īrānshahrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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