Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Burhān al-Dīn Abū l-Ḥasan Ibrāhīm ibn ʿUmar ibn al-Ḥasan al-Rubāṭ al-Biqāʿī

Date of Birth: 1406/7

Place of Birth: Khirbit Rūḥa, Lebanon

Date of Death: 1480

Place of Death: Damascus


Al-Biqāʿī was born in a small village in the Lebanese mountains. Following a feud in 1418, in which some of his closest male relatives, including his father, were killed, his mother fled with him to Damascus. There he st…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Biqāʿī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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