Thanks to the researches of J. den Heijer, we may recognize Mawhūb (and not Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ) as the founder and first ‘general editor’ of the project that resulted in an Arabic-language compilation of materials known as Siyar al-bīʿa al-muqaddasa (‘Biographies of the holy church’), or more commonly as The history of the patriarchs of Alexandria. Here in CMR we have treated this compilation by source: see the entries for Georg…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“Mawhūb ibn Manṣūr ibn Mufarrij al-Iskandarānī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24972>