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Paul of Aleppo
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Būluṣ ibn al-Zaʿīm al-Ḥalabī, Būluṣ al-Ḥalabī, al-Shammās Būluṣ, Archdeacon Paul of Aleppo

Date of Birth: 1627

Place of Birth: Aleppo, Syria

Date of Death: End of February 1669

Place of Death: Tiflis (Tbilisi), Georgia


Born into the fourth generation of Christian leaders in the Greek Orthodox family al-Zaʿīm, Paul was the son of the priest Yuḥannā ibn al-Zaʿīm, who later became Metropolitan of Aleppo as…

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Feodorov, Ioana, “Paul of Aleppo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <>

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