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Ibn al-Jawzī
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Abū l-Faraj ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn ‘Alī ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Jawzī

Date of Birth: 1116

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1200

Place of Death: Baghdad

Biography

Ibn al-Jawzī was known as a historian, qāḍī, and preacher of the Ḥanbalī legal school. He started his career as a preacher in the Baghdad house of the Ḥanbalī leader Ibn Hubayra, and his stature quickly grew to the point where he was asked by the Caliph a…

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Mallett, Alex, “Ibn al-Jawzī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23903>
First published online: 2010



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