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Abū l-῾Abbās Aḥmad ibn ῾Umar ibn Anas al-῾Udhrī ibn al-Dalā’ī

Date of Birth: 4 September 1003

Place of Birth: Almería

Date of Death: December 1085

Place of Death: Almería


Born in Almería on 4 September, 1003, al-ʿUdhrī derived his family name from the south Arabian tribe of ῾Udhra, a part of which settled in the village of Dalías (Dalāya) near Almería after the Arab conquest.

At the age of 13 he travelled to Mecca, where he stayed al…

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

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