Ibn al-Shammāʿ Yuʾanīs was a Syrian Orthodox bishop, who is known for the part he played in a formal discussion with the Fatimid Caliph al-Muʿizz (r. 972-75), in the presence of the Coptic bishop of al-Ashmunayn, Severus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ (q.v.).
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See Sbath, Fihris, Supplément, nos 1223, 2512
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P. Khoury and R. Caspar, ‘Bibliographie’, Islamochristiana 1 (1975) 152-69, pp…
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G.B. Teule, Herman,
“Ibn al-Shammāʿ Yuʾanīs al-Suryānī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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