Ṣāliḥ ibn Saʿīd al-Masīḥī; Christodoulos (monastic name)
Ṣāliḥ ibn Saʿīd al-Masīḥī Date of Birth: About 980 Place of Birth: Jerusalem Date of Death: Unknown; about 1050 Place of Death: Probably Mount Sinai
Ṣāliḥ ibn Saʿīd’s life can be reconstructed as follows. He was born into a Melkite Christian family in Jerusalem, perhaps in about 980, and moved to Egypt at the age of nine when his father became a Fatimid civil servant (fī khidma maʿa l-salāṭīn). During al-Ḥākim’s persecution of non-Musli…
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“Ṣāliḥ ibn Saʿīd al-Masīḥī; Christodoulos (monastic name)”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25887>