The Apology of al-Kindī Date of Birth: Unknown, probably late 8th or beginning of 9th c. Place of Birth: Unknown Date of Death: Unknown, probably 9th c. Place of Death: Unknown
Nothing is known about the life of the author. Even his name, cited for the first time in its entirety by al-Bīrūnī in his Kitāb al-āthār al-bāqiya together with the name of his interlocutor, ʿAbdallāh ibn Ismāʿīl al-Hāshimī, seems to be a pseudonym, i…
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“al-Kindī, ʿAbd al-Masīḥ ibn Isḥāq (pseudonym)”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23658>