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Ibn al-Ḥājj al-ʿAbdarī
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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥājj al-ʿAbdarī l-Mālikī l-Fāsī l-Tilimsānī

Date of Birth: Before 1258-59

Place of Birth: Maghreb

Date of Death: 1336-37

Place of Death: Cairo


Ibn al-Ḥājj al- ʿAbdarī was a Mālikī jurist from Fez who settled in Cairo, perhaps in the 1280s. His birth date is unknown, but he died in December 1336-January 1337 at the age of 80 or more. He was famed for his asceticism and for his book Al-madkha…

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Hoover, Jon, “Ibn al-Ḥājj al-ʿAbdarī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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