We possess four fragments of information about a 13th-century Coptic Orthodox church leader named Yūsāb, bishop of Akhmīm in Upper Egypt:
1. Yūsāb, bishop of Akhmīm, participated in the preparation of the holy chrism (myron) during Holy Week 1257 (Munier, Recueil, pp. 34-35).
2. The superscription to Buṭrus al-Sadamantī’s Maqāla fī l-ʿaqīda (‘Treatise on belief’; q.v.) indicates that he wrote it at the reques…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“Yūsāb, bishop of Akhmīm”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25905>