Knowledge of this author is dependent upon an entry in Sbath's Fihris: he was a deacon of Antioch (al-shammās al-Anṭākī). Sbath asserts that he was a Melkite author of the 13th century. Nasrallah repeats this information and adds that he probably eventually became a priest.
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Secondary Sources of Information
Nasrallah, HMLEM iii.1, p. 254
Graf, GCAL ii, p. 79
Sbath, Fihris, Supplément, p. 27 (the source …
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“Al-Faḍl ibn ʿĪsā”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25536>