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Al-Makīn Jirjis ibn al-ʿAmīd (the elder)
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Al-Makīn Jirjis ibn Abī l-Yāsir ibn Abī l-Makārim ibn Abī l-Ṭayyib ibn al-ʿAmīd (the elder)

Date of Birth: 25 February 1206

Place of Birth: Cairo

Date of Death: After 1280

Place of Death: Damascus

Biography

Jirjis ibn al-ʿAmīd was a Coptic historian; he is often referred to by his honorific al-Makīn, ‘the man of rank’. Our main information about him and his family is based on his own statements in his historical work called Al-majmūʿ al-mubārak (see be…

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Moawad, Samuel, “Al-Makīn Jirjis ibn al-ʿAmīd (the elder)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24898>
First published online: 2010



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