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Saʿīd ibn Baṭrīq, Eutychius of Alexandria
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Saʿīd ibn Baṭrīq

Date of Birth: 17 August 877

Place of Birth: Fusṭāṭ, Egypt

Date of Death: 12 May 940

Place of Death: Fusṭāṭ, Egypt


Little can be established with certainty about the life and career of Saʿīd ibn Baṭrīq, a 10th-century Melkite patriarch of Alexandria. The earliest source to provide some detail is a 13th- or 14th-century copy of Ibn Baṭrīq’s historiographical treatise, allegedly written by the patriarch himself (Ibn Baṭrīq, E…

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Simonsohn, Uriel, “Saʿīd ibn Baṭrīq, Eutychius of Alexandria”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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