Iliyyā ibn Shīnā, Bar Shīnāyā Date of Birth: 11 February 975 Place of Birth: Al-Sinn, Shennā (Syriac) Date of Death: 18 July 1046 Place of Death: Mayyāfāriqīn
The Nestorian Elias of Nisibis is undoubtedly the most significant eastern Christian writer of the 11th century. His reputation spread throughout the Islamic world for his expertise in medicine, mathematics, philosophy and philology, for his deep knowledg…
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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro,
“Elias of Nisibis”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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