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Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Khwārazmī
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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf al-Kātib al-Khwārazmī

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown (Ḥajjī Khalīfa gives 387/997); he was active in the latter part of the 10th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Al-Khwārazmī was almost certainly a member of the bureaucracy that served the emirs of the Sāmānid dynasty of Transoxiana and Khurāsān in their capital Bukhārā, since hi…

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Bosworth, Edmund, “Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Khwārazmī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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