Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn al-Mu’ammal
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Abū l-Ḥasan (Ḥusayn) Ṣā’id ibn Hibat Allāh ibn al-Mu’ammal

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Al-Ḥasīra

Date of Death: 1194/5

Place of Death: Unknown


Abū l-Ḥasan belonged to the East Syrian (‘Nestorian’) community of Baghdad, where he was a renowned physician; his activities were recorded by Ibn Uṣaybi‘a and al-Qiftī. He also wrote two theological works, a refutation of the Jews and a work on God’s unity and Trinity (see below).


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G.B. Teule, Herman, “Ibn al-Mu’ammal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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