Yahya ibn Adi

Full name: 
Abū Zakarīyā’ Yaḥyá ibn ʿAdī
Date of birth: 
893
Date of death: 
974

Abu Zakariyya Yahya ibn Adi b. Hamid, who is said to have lived from 893-974, is said to be one of the greatest of the series of important Arab-Christian theologian-philosophers of the 9th - 11th centuries. He was born in Takrit (Iraq) in 803, of Monophysite Christian parentage, and studied medicine, theology, science and philosophy in Baghad.

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