Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Ḥārith ibn Asad al-Khushanī

Date of Birth: Latter 9th century

Place of Birth: Uncertain; probably Qayrawān

Date of Death: 971

Place of Death: Cordova


Jurist, poet and renowned author of biographical dictionaries of scholars, al-Khushanī first studied in Qayrawān with Aḥmad ibn Naṣr and Aḥmad ibn Ziyād. Sometime after 923, he travelled to Tunis and Egypt. In 924, he moved…

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Serrano Ruano, Delfina , “Al-Khushanī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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