Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Al-Bājī
(260 words)

ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn al-Khaṭṭāb

Date of Birth: 1234

Place of Birth: Uncertain; possibly Badajoz

Date of Death: February 1315

Place of Death: Cairo

Biography

ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn al-Bājī was known mainly as a Shāfiʿī jurist of Maghribī origins. He studied in Damascus, and served as faqīh and walī l-quḍāʾ in al-Karak during the time of Baybars I, al-Malik al-Ẓāhir (r. 1260-77). He later taught in C…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “Al-Bājī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25505>
First published online: 2010



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