Agapius, Agapios, (Aghābiyūs) of Manbij (Mabbūg, Hieropolis)
Date of Birth: Last quarter of the 9th c.
Place of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: After 942
Place of Death: Presumbly Manbij
We know very little about the author of an early Christian Arabic universal history that is usually (but rather oddly) known as Kitāb al-ʿunwān, ‘The Book of the title’. The author’s name is given in the manuscripts Sinai Ar. 456 and 580 as Maḥbūb ibn Qusṭanṭīn a…