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Abū Sulaymān al-Sijistānī
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Abū Sulaymān Muḥammad ibn Ṭāhir ibn Bahrām al-Manṭiqī al-Sijistānī

Date of Birth: Unknown; about 912

Place of Birth: Sijistān

Date of Death: Uncertain; about 985

Place of Death: Baghdad


Abū Sulaymān was born in the Persian province of Sijistān sometime in the early 10th century. From the little that is known about him, it seems that his first experiences of learning were in the provincial royal court, but as a y…

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Thomas, David, “Abū Sulaymān al-Sijistānī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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