Simʿān ibn Kalīl ibn Maqāra ibn Abī l-Faraj; al-Shaykh al-Makīn (as a bureaucrat); Simʿān al-ḥabīs (as a monk and recluse) Date of Birth: About 1150 Place of Birth: Bashū or Shū, perhaps in the Nile Delta Date of Death: Towards 1240 Place of Death: Presumably the Monastery of St John the Short, Wādī l-Naṭrūn, Egypt
According to his great-nephew, the historian al-Makīn Jirjis al-ʿAmīd (q.v.), Simʿān ibn Kalīl ibn Maqāra was …
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“Simʿān ibn Kalīl”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25548>