Marqus (Mark III) ibn Zurʿa Date of Birth: Early 12th century Place of Birth: Unknown; possibly Miṣr (Old Cairo) Date of Death: 1 January 1189 Place of Death: Unknown; presumably Miṣr
Abū l-Faraj ibn Abū Asʿad, known as Ibn Zurʿa, was a member of the class of Coptic bureaucratic administrators (he was a kātib or ‘secretary’) and, according to the patriarchal history attributed to Yūsāb of Fuwwa, he served in the Fatimid administration as must…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“Marqus ibn Zurʿa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25072>