Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū Muḥammad al-Nawbakhtī
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Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Mūsā l-Nawbakhtī

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably mid or late 9th century

Place of Birth: Baghdad

Date of Death: Early 10th century; possibly between 912 and 923

Place of Death: Probably Baghdad


The Nawbahktī family was known for its close association with the Abbasid dynasty throughout the 8th and 9th centuries, and for its support of Shīʿī doctrines and beliefs. Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan himself wa…

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Thomas, David, “Abū Muḥammad al-Nawbakhtī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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