Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Hibat Allāh ibn al-Tilmīdh
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Hibat Allāh ibn al-Tilmīdh was a renowned physician, working at the prestigious ʿAdudiyya hospital. His medical activities are elaborately recorded by Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa and al-Qifṭī. He was an influential member of the (‘Nestorian’) Church of the East, as appears from his presence at the patriarchal consecration of Elias II (q.v.), recorded in the patriarchal lists of the Kitāb al-majdal (The tower) and the Asfār al-asrār (The books of…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “Hibat Allāh ibn al-Tilmīdh”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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