Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ
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Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Ḥasan ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ

Date of Birth: 1239

Place of Birth: Unknown; presumably North Africa

Date of Death: 1333

Place of Death: Tunis


Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ was a Mālikī jurist and chief qāḍī of Tunis, distinguishing himself by the length of his career in the judiciary.

Among his works were Mufīd al-ḥukkām (‘Instructions for judges’), and Ikhtiṣār ajwibat Ibn Rushd (‘Abridgement of the responses of Ibn Rushd’), pr…

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Thomas, David, “Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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