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Ibn al-Ikhshīd
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Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī ibn Maʿjūr ibn al-Ikhshīd

Date of Birth: 883

Place of Birth: Baghdad

Date of Death: 938

Place of Death: Baghdad


Ibn al-Ikhshīd (his name also appears as Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī ibn Bayghjūr ibn al-Ikhshād or al-Ikhshādh or al-Ikhshīdh), whose family owned property in Baghdad, was known for his devotion to learning: Ibn al-Nadīm relates that he gave half of his income to support s…

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Thomas, David, “Ibn al-Ikhshīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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