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Ṣâumā, Rabban, approximately 1220-1294

LC control no.n 91127261
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Personal name headingṢâumā, Rabban, approximately 1220-1294
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Variant(s)Çauma, Rabban, approximately 1220-1294
Bar Sauma, Rabban, approximately 1220-1294
Ṣâumā, Rabban, d. 1293?
Ṣâwmâ, Rabban, approximately 1220-1294
Birth date1220?
Death date1294-01
Place of birthBeijing (China)
Place of deathBaghdad (Iraq)
AffiliationChurch of the East
Profession or occupationMonks Diplomats
Special noteLC manual auth. cd. missing; form chosen: LC manual ref.-- Ṣâwmâ, Rabban, d.1293?
Found inRossabi, M. Voyage from Xanadu, 1992: CIP t.p. (Rabban Sauma)
LC data base, 12-18-91 (hdg.: Ṣâumā, Rabban, d. 1293?; usage: Rabban Ṣâwmâ; Bar Sauma)
Encyclopedia Britannica. Micropaedia, c1978 (Bar Sauma, Rabban; born ca. 1220 in Khanbalik, now Peking; died January 1294 in Baghdad; Nestorian Christian ecclesiastic)
Wikipedia, April 17, 2014 (Rabban (Master) Bar Sauma, also known as Rabban Ṣawma or Rabban Çauma, was born c. 1220 in or near modern-day Beijing ; was a "Nestorian" monk turned diplomat of the Church of the East faith ; died in 1294, in Baghdad)