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History of the churches and monasteries of Egypt
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Al-Shaykh al-Muʾtaman Abū l-Makārim Saʻd Allāh ibn Jirjis ibn Masʻūd

Date of Birth: Before about 1160

Place of Birth: Egypt, probably Cairo

Date of Death: After 1204

Place of Death: Egypt, probably Cairo

Biography

The Coptic Orthodox priest Abū l-Makārim Saʿd Allāh ibn Jirjis ibn Masʿūd is usually regarded as the author of the topographical encyclopedia known as the History of the churches and monasteries of Egypt, which was formerly ascribed …

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Den Heijer, assisted by Perrine Pilette, Johannes, “History of the churches and monasteries of Egypt”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24951>
First published online: 2010



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