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Abraham Ecchellensis
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Ibrāhīm al-Ḥāqilānī

Date of Birth: 15 February 1605

Place of Birth: Ḥāqil, Lebanon

Date of Death: 15 July 1664

Place of Death: Rome


Abraham Ecchellensis was born in Ḥāqil, in the Byblos region of Lebanon, in 1605. He lost his father while he was still young, and at the age of nine he was sent to a priest to receive a basic education in reading, then in 1619 to Rome to continue his studies at …

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Moukarzel, Joseph, “Abraham Ecchellensis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019

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