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Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Bishr al-Ḥarbī
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Ibrāhīm ibn Isḥāq al-Ḥarbī

Date of Birth: 811

Place of Birth: Merv

Date of Death: 898

Place of Death: Baghdad

Biography

Al-Khāṭib al-Baghdādī and Ibn al-Qifṭī report al-Ḥarbī recalling that most of his maternal uncles were Christians. He moved from his home town to Baghdad, and there he was a student of Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal. Like his teacher, he was an opponent of Muʿtazilī doctrines, particularly the c…

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Thomas, David, “Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Bishr al-Ḥarbī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23769>
First published online: 2010



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