Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū l-Faḍl ʿAbbās ibn Manṣūr ibn ʿAbbās al-Tarīmī l-Saksakī l-Yamanī

Date of Birth: 1219

Place of Birth: Yemen

Date of Death: 1284

Place of Death: Probably Yemen


Al-Saksakī was born and worked in the Yemen. He is recorded as a scholar of both the Ḥanbalī and Shāfiʿī law schools (causing al-ʿAmūsh to wonder whether he migrated from one to the other), and he served as qāḍī in the town of Taʿizz.

Nothing is known of any works by him apart from the Burhā…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Saksakī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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