Naṣr ibn Yaḥyā
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Naṣr ibn Yaḥyā ibn ʿῙsā ibn Saʿīd al-Mutaṭabbib al-Muhtadī

Date of Birth: Unknown; late 11th or early 12th century

Place of Birth: Basra

Date of Death: September 1193 or possibly 1163

Place of Death: Basra

Biography

In the opening of Al-naṣīḥa al-īmāniyya the author refers to himself as Naṣr ibn Yaḥyā ibn ʿῙsā ibn Saʿīd al-Mutaṭabbib (p. 48). The work also reveals that he was a Christian doctor who later converted to I…

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Demiri, Lejla, “Naṣr ibn Yaḥyā”, 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_24670>
First published online: 2010



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