Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Al-muṭrān Yūsuf
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Yūsuf, al-muṭrān al-Nasṭūrī

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


This entry is occasioned by a brief entry in Sbath, Fihris i, p. 74 (no. 604), where it is stated that the ‘Nestorian’ bishop (muṭrān) Yūsuf, an author of the 13th century, wrote a work of Christian apology against Islam called Kitāb al-ibāna.

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Al-muṭrān Yūsuf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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