Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn ʿĪsā ibn ʿAlī ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Rummānī, al-Ikhshīdī

Date of Birth: 909

Place of Birth: Baghdad

Date of Death: 994

Place of Death: Baghdad


Abū l-Ḥasan al-Rummānī moved at the centre of Baghdad intellectual and cultural life in the 10th century. He was an expert in jurisprudence, and served as judge in an area of the capital, though he was recognized above all for his knowledge of Arabic lang…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Rummānī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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