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Aḥmad al-Rāzī
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Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Rāzī al-Kinānī

Date of Birth: April 888

Place of Birth: Cordova

Date of Death: 1 November 955

Place of Death: Cordova


Aḥmad al-Rāzī was the son of a merchant from al-Rayy (hence his patronymic al-Rāzī), whose professional dealings led him to North Africa and al-Andalus. His family were in Cordova when Aḥmad was born, in April 888. When Aḥmad's father died, t…

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Penelas, Mayte, “Aḥmad al-Rāzī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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