Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Al-Qāḍī ʿIyāḍ
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Abū l-Faḍl ʿIyāḍ ibn Mūsā ibn ʿIyāḍ al-Yaḥṣubī al-Sabtī

Date of Birth: 1083

Place of Birth: Ceuta

Date of Death: 1149

Place of Death: Marrakesh


Al-Qāḍī ʿIyāḍ was one of the most significant religious personalities of Islamic Spain. He excelled in the fields of prophetic tradition and Islamic jurisprudence, and also wrote on history and literature (adab). After he composed the Kitāb al-shifā’ bi-taʿrīf ḥuqūq al-Muṣṭafā (‘The cure by t…

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Serrano Ruano, Delfina , “Al-Qāḍī ʿIyāḍ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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