Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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(Pseudo-)Stephanus of Alexandria
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The Horoscope of Stephanus of Alexandria

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown; possibly Egypt

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown; possibly Egypt


A text known as the Horoscope of Islam is pseudepigraphically attributed to Stephanus of Alexandria, a late 6th- early 7th-century teacher of philosophy, astrologer and commentator on Aristotle. Little is known about his life. According to some sourc…

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Grypeou , Emmanouela , “(Pseudo-)Stephanus of Alexandria”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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