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Ibn al-Qulzumī
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Yūḥannā ibn Ṣāʿīd Ibn Qulzumī, Ibn al-Qulzumī al-kātib

Date of Birth: Mid-11th century

Place of Birth: Perhaps in Miṣr (Old Cairo)

Date of Death: After 26 January 1127

Place of Death: Probably in Miṣr (Old Cairo)


Yūḥannā ibn Ṣāʿid ibn Yaḥyā ibn Mīnā, known as Ibn al-Qulzumī al-kātib, was the first of the ‘continuators’ who extended the composite work known as the History of the patriarchs of Alexandria (more properly Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqa…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Ibn al-Qulzumī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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