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Buṭrus ibn Ghubraʾīl
(142 words)

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

We know no more about this author than what is mentioned in Paul Sbath’s Al-fihris, namely that Ibn Ghubraʾīl (which Sbath spells Ghibrīl) was ‘an Orthodox Copt of Cairo who lived [there] in 1627’. The epithet al-muʿallim that precedes the author’s name should be understood as ‘the learned man’ and not as ‘the teacher’.

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Walbiner, Carsten, “Buṭrus ibn Ghubraʾīl”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27192>



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