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Abū l-Faraj Saʿīd ibn ʿAlī l-Anbārī
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Abū l-Faraj Saʿīd ibn ʿAlīl-Anbārī

Date of Birth: Unknown, early/mid 9th c.?

Place of Birth: Probably in or near the town of al-Anbār

Date of Death: Unknown, late 9th c.?

Place of Death: Unknown, perhaps in or near the town of al-Anbār


Virtually nothing is known of this author. According to Sbath (Fihris, Supplément, p. 10), he was a scholar who belonged to the East-Syrian community and who lived in the 9th century. His nisba, al-Anbārī, sugg…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Abū l-Faraj Saʿīd ibn ʿAlī l-Anbārī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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