Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn al-Walīd ibn Muḥammad ibn Khalaf al-Ṭurṭūshī

Date of Birth: About 1059

Place of Birth: Ṭurṭūsha (Tortosa, southern Catalonia)

Date of Death: 22 August-19 September 1126

Place of Death: Alexandria


A famous Mālikī jurist, ascetic, theologian and author of a ‘Mirror for princes’1, al-Ṭurṭūshī (also known as Ibn Abī Randaqa, which according to Ibn Khallikān derived from a French expression which …

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Fierro, Maribel, “Al-Ṭurṭūshī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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