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Al-Zuhayrī
(147 words)

Abū Bakr al-Zuhayrī l-Kātib

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, before 995

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

This otherwise unknown figure is mentioned by ʿAbd al-Jabbār together with some other authors of dalāʾil al-nubuwwa works in his Tathbīt, which he completed in 995. The fact that he calls al-Zuhayrī a kātib (‘secretary’) suggests he was employed in government service.

Another possible reference comes …

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Thomas, David, “Al-Zuhayrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22580>
First published online: 2010



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