Abū ʿAlī ʿĪsā ibn Isḥāq ibn Zurʿa ibn Marqus ibn Zurʿa ibn Yūḥannā Date of Birth: 943 Place of Birth: Baghdad Date of Death: 1008 Place of Death: Baghdad
The Jacobite Ibn Zurʿa was one of the best-known students of the celebrated Christian Arab writer Yaḥyā ibn ʿAdī (q.v.), with whom he studied physics, mathematics, philosophy and literature. He was a merchant who traded with the Byzantines and suf…
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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro,
“Ibn Zurʿa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23344>