The Arabic letter of Leo III to ʿUmar II
Date of Birth: Unknown, perhaps early 8th c.
Place of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown, perhaps late 8th c.
Place of Death: Unknown, perhaps Palestine or Sinai
Nothing is known of the actual author of an Arabic text purporting to be a letter of the Byzantine Emperor Leo III (r. 717-41) to the Umayyad Caliph ʿUmar ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz (r. 717-20), other than what c…