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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Waḍḍāḥ ibn Bazīʿ al-Umawī l-Marwānī l-Qurṭubī
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Ibn Waḍḍāḥ

Date of Birth: 815

Place of Birth: Cordova

Date of Death: 3 February 900

Place of Death: Cordova

Biography

Ibn Waḍḍāh’̣s grandfather Bazīʿ was a slave soldier, probably a Christian from Oviedo, manumitted by the Cordovan Umayyad emir ʿAbd al-Raḥmān I (r. 756-88). Ibn Waḍḍāḥ’s non-Arab origin did not prevent him from entering the world of Islamic scholarship, but it did make him the obje…

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Fierro, Maribel, “Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Waḍḍāḥ ibn Bazīʿ al-Umawī l-Marwānī l-Qurṭubī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23771>
First published online: 2010



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