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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Abī Naṣr Futūḥ al-Azdī l-Ḥumaydī l-Ẓāhirī

Date of Birth: Before 1029

Place of Birth: Al-Bulayda, Majorca

Date of Death: 17 December 1095

Place of Death: Baghdad


Al-Ḥumaydī was born on the island of Majorca, and began his education when he was only five years old. Among his teachers were Abū l-Qāsim Aṣbagh, who taught him in 1035-36, Abū Zayd al-Qayrawānī, who taught him his famous Risāla and the Mukhtaṣar al-Mudaw…

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El Hour, Rachid, “Al-Ḥumaydī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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