Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū l-Maʿālī ʿAbd al-Malik ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Yūsuf al-Juwāynī, Imām al-Ḥaramayn

Date of Birth: 17 February 1028

Place of Birth: Bushtanikān near Nīshāpūr

Date of Death: 20 August 1085

Place of Death: Bushtanikān


Al-Juwaynī studied under his own father, and when the latter died in 1046-47 he took his place as teacher. But he was forced to leave Nīshāpūr after a few years to escape the Seljuk vizier’s ho…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Juwāynī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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