Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Faḍl Allāh Astarābādī
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Faḍl Allāh Astarābādī was born in Astarābād, an Iranian town on the south-eastern corner of the Caspian Sea, in 1340-1. His father, a local judge, died when Faḍl Allāh was still a child and the boy’s education was supervised by his father’s friends and colleagues. It is likely that Faḍl Allāh studied central Islamic disciplines including the Qur’an and its commentaries,…

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Mir-Kasimov, Orkhan, “Faḍl Allāh Astarābādī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 01 December 2020

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