Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Umawī l-Sufyānī l-ʿUtbī l-Qurṭubī
Al-ʿUtbī l-Qurṭubī Date of Birth: 9th c. Place of Birth: Cordova Date of Death: 868/869 Place of Death: Cordova
Al-ʿUtbī was born and lived in Cordova, the city in which he followed his legal career. He was a renowned Mālikī scholar (faqīh), well versed in Islamic law (fiqh) and legal questions (masāʾil), and labeled by his biographers as min ahl al-jihād wa-l-khayr, ‘one of the excellent people struggling for the faith’. His mos…
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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro,
“Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Umawī l-Sufyānī l-ʿUtbī l-Qurṭubī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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