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Ḥabīb ibn Khidma Abū Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī
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Abū Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī

Date of Birth: Unknown, probably late 8th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown, probably in or near Takrīt, Iraq

Date of Death: Unknown, probably soon after 830

Place of Death: Unknown, possibly in or near Takrīt, Iraq

Biography

Almost nothing is known of Abū Rāʾiṭa himself apart from what can be deduced from his writings and from contemporary accounts of three events (discussed below) with which he is asso…

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Toenies Keating, S., “Ḥabīb ibn Khidma Abū Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23647>
First published online: 2010



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