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Najm al-Dīn Abū l-Rajā Mukhtār ibn Maḥmūd al-Zāhidī l-Ghazmīnī

Date of Birth: Unknown; late 12th or early 13th century

Place of Birth: Ghazmīn, Khwārazm

Date of Death: 1260

Place of Death: Unknown; presumably Khwārazm


Al-Zāhidī was known as a Ḥanafī jurist who was active mainly in Central Asia. He began his studies in his home region, and continued these for some time in Baghdad and also in ‘bilād al-Rūm’. He was evidently committed to …

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Thomas, David, “Al-Zāhidī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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