Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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İskender ibn Ahmed
(196 words)

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown; presumably Trabzon

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


We do not possess any information about Iskandar ibn Aḥmad other than a single surviving copy of his anti-Christian treatise. In this work, the author describes himself as faylasūf al-Ṭrabzūnī, ‘philosopher from Trabzon’, which may indicate that he was originally from, or spent most of his life in Trabz…

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& Serkan Ince, Lejla Demiri, “İskender ibn Ahmed”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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