Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Al-Musabbiḥī
(297 words)

ʿIzz al-Mulk Abū ʿAbdallāh (or ʿUbayd Allāh) Muḥammad ibn Abī l-Qāsim ʿUbayd Allāh Ismāʿīl ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Ḥarrānī al-Musabbiḥī al-Kātib

Date of Birth: 977

Place of Birth: Fusṭāṭ

Date of Death: April-May 1030

Place of Death: Fusṭāṭ

Biography

Al-Musabbiḥī is mainly known as a historian of Fatimid Egypt, thanks to the surviving section of his Akhbār Miṣr (‘Accounts of Egypt’). He saw military service under the Fatimid dynasty, and…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Musabbiḥī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24138>
First published online: 2010



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