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Abū ʿAlī l-Jubbāʾī
(793 words)

Abū ʿAlī Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Salām al-Jubbāʾī

Date of Birth: 849-50

Place of Birth: Jubbā in Khūzistān

Date of Death: 915-16

Place of Death: Basra


Abū ʿAlī l-Jubbāʾī was regarded as the leader of the Basra Muʿtazila in the latter part of the 9th century and the beginning of the 10th century. His teachings added nuance and detail to thinking that had gone before, and while he is not known for any particular in…

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Thomas, David, “Abū ʿAlī l-Jubbāʾī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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