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Al-Yaḥṣubī
(475 words)

Abū Marwān ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Masarra ibn Khalaf ibn al-Faraj (or ibn Faraj ibn Khalaf) al-Yaḥṣubī al-Shantamarī

Date of Birth: 1077-78

Place of Birth: Possibly in Santa María del Algarve (Portugal)

Date of Death: 28 October 1157

Place of Death: Cordova

Biography

According to Ibn al-Zubayr, al-Yaḥṣubī was a descendant of Abū l-Ṣabāḥ, an Arab emir and one of the first conquerors of al-Andalus. Although the sources do not …

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El Hour, Rachid, “Al-Yaḥṣubī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24275>
First published online: 2010



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