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(Ἄμρος, Ἄμβρος), more fully ʿAmr ibn al-ʿĀṣ; Muslim conqueror of Byz. Egypt; born Mecca between ca.575 and 595, died al-Fusṭāṭ (Cairo) 6 Jan. 664. He converted to Islam between 627 ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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