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Abū Jaʽfar Aḥmad ibn Naṣr al-Dāwudī al-Asadī

Date of Birth: Unknown; mid-10th century

Place of Birth: Ifrīqiya

Date of Death: 1011-12

Place of Death: Tilimsān


Al-Dāwudī was a Mālikī jurist born in the north of Ifrīqiya. He travelled to Tripoli in Libya, where he started to write his commentary on Mālik’s Al-muwaṭṭaʾ, and later moved to Tilimsān, where he was the faqīh of the city. (Qaddūrī, pp. 169-70, shows that his shuhra is not al-Rawād…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “Al-Dāwudī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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