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Ibn al-Faraḍī
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Abū l-Walīd ʿAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf ibn Naṣr ibn al-Faraḍī l-Azdī l-Qurṭubī

Date of Birth: December 962

Place of Birth: Cordova

Date of Death: 20 April 1013

Place of Death: Cordova


Born in Cordova in the mid-9th century, Ibn al-Faraḍī studied religious sciences in his home town and also in Toledo, Écija and Sidonia. In 992-93 he travelled to the East, and studied further in Qayrawān, Cairo, Mecca …

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de la Puente, Cristina , “Ibn al-Faraḍī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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