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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Umawī l-Sufyānī l-ʿUtbī l-Qurṭubī
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Al-ʿUtbī l-Qurṭubī

Date of Birth: 9th c.

Place of Birth: Cordova

Date of Death: 868/869

Place of Death: Cordova

Biography

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. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23726>
First published online: 2010



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