Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū l-Ḥasan Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf al-ʻĀmirī l-Nīsābūrī

Date of Birth: Before 914

Place of Birth: Khurāsān

Date of Death: 992

Place of Death: Nishapur


Al-ʿĀmirī was born in the eastern Islamic world, in Khurāsān, in the early 10th century, and lived most of his life there. Of his youth we know only that he studied with the aged Abū Zayd al-Balkhī (d. 934), a polymath and philosopher who had in turn studied w…

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Rowson, Everett K., “Al-ʻĀmirī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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