Mary the Copt

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MARY THE COPT Arabic Mariyatu ‘l-Qibtiyah مرية القبتية
A concubine of Muhammad’s, and the mother of his son Ibrahim, who died in infancy. She was a Christian slave girl presented to Muhammad by the Roman governor of Egypt. [MUHAMMAD.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam