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Ibrāhīm ibn Yūḥannā al-Anṭākī
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Ibrāhīm Ibn Yuḥannā al-Anṭākī was born in the middle of the 10th century. He may have been a native of Antioch; he was certainly already present there as a child. He was fluent in both Greek and Arabic. His must have been an influential family, as both he and his father were designated as protospatharioi (an imperial title of great dignity). Ibrāhīm is best remembered for his many labors as a translator of Greek patristic …

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Lamoreaux, John C., “Ibrāhīm ibn Yūḥannā al-Anṭākī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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