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Ziyāda ibn Yaḥyā l-Naṣb al-Rāsī l-Muhtadī
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Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Syria

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Cairo, Egypt

Biography

Ziyāda ibn Yaḥyā l-Naṣb al-Rāsī l-Muhtadī (the convert), is known by two nisbas, ‘al-Naṣb’ (referring to the city of Naṣībīn in Syria) and al-Rāsī (city of Rās al-ʿAyn in Syria). One of the manuscripts of his work Al-baḥth al-ṣarīḥ gives his name as Ziyāda ibn Yaḥyā l-Shatl al-Rāsī. In Īḍāḥ al-maknūn, al-Baghdādī gives his name as Ziyā…

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Haredy, Mohsen, “Ziyāda ibn Yaḥyā l-Naṣb al-Rāsī l-Muhtadī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27161>



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