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Ibn al-Ṣuqāʿī
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Al-Muwaffaq Faḍlallāḥ ibn Abī l-Fakhr ibn al-Ṣuqāʿī al-kātib al-Naṣrānī

Date of Birth: Shortly after 1228

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1325-26

Place of Death: al-Arza, outside Damascus

Biography

Al-Muwaffaq Faḍlallāḥ ibn Abī l-Fakhr ibn al-Ṣuqāʿī was a Christian who had a successful career as a financial administrator (kātib) under the Mamluks. He served in the dīwān al-murtajaʿ  (bureau of reclamation) and in the dīwān al-mawārīth (…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Ibn al-Ṣuqāʿī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25557>
First published online: 2010



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