Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn al-Rāhib
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Nushūʾ al-Khilāfa [abbrev. al-Nushūʾ] Abū Shākir ibn [al-Sanāʾ Anbā Buṭrus] al-Rāhib

Date of Birth: About 1210

Place of Birth: Presumably Old Cairo (Fusṭāṭ Miṣr)

Date of Death: About 1290

Place of Death: Presumably Old Cairo (Fusṭāṭ Miṣr)


Known principally as a historiographer on account of the Chronicon orientale, which has been falsely attributed to him since the 17th century (Sidarus, Ibn al-Rāhib, pp. 41-45), Abū Shākir ibn a…

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Sidarus, Adel, “Ibn al-Rāhib”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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