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Bar Hebraeus (1226–1286)

Bar Hebraeus, Abulfaraj (ä’böl-fä-räj’) or Abulfaragius (ab’ul-fä-rã’ji-us). A Syriac and Arabic writer; born at Malatia, Armenia, 1226; died at Maragha, Persia, 1286. His full name was Gregory Abulfaraj ibn al Harun; his father was a Jew. Of numerous writings, the best now known are a universal history in Syriac from the time of Adam down to his own date, and an autobiography.