Nothing is known about the author of a ‘concise treatise inclusive of the Christian denominations’ in 15 chapters, apart from what can be gathered from the text itself. That he was remembered as a scholar and person of considerable standing in his community may be seen from the way the text identifies him: ‘al-shaykh al-raʾīs al-fāḍil al-faylasūf wa-l-ʿālim… ʿAfīf ibn al-shaykh al-Makīn ibn Muʾammal’. That he was a Melkite Christi…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“ʿAfīf ibn al-Makīn ibn Muʾammal”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25054>