Yaḥyā b. Aktham

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A qāḍī at the court of al-Maʾmūn.

Names

  • Arabic: يحيى بن أكثم = Yaḥyā b. Aktham 1
  • Syriac: ܝܚܝܐ ܒܪ ܐܟܬܡ = Yaḥyā bar Aktam 2
  • Syriac: ܝܚܝܐ = Yaḥyā 3

Attributes

  • Male
Show table of instances where this person is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian2-3 1140 AG / 828-9 CE1195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 334، 371، 521 (2) 86، 104، 364، 420 (5) 72 [Arabic].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 521 [Syriac].
    • Yaḥia, fils d'Aktem: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 67 [French].
  • 3Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 523 [Syriac].
    • Yaḥia: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 69 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and McKenzie Cady, “Yaḥyā b. Aktham” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified July 31, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/person/12287.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; Wikipedia matching; gender assignment, matching, and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; and matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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