Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn al-Kardabūs
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Abū Marwān ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Abī l-Qāsim ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Kardabūs al-Tawzarī

Date of Birth: 12th century

Place of Birth: Tawzar (Tozeur)

Date of Death: 13th century

Place of Death: Tunis


Ibn al-Kardabūs was born in Tunisia, but perhaps had Andalusī origins. He studied Hadith and jurisprudence in Alexandria with Abū Ṭāhir al-Silafī, though he is mainly known as the author of the historical work Taʾrīkh al-Andalus.

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Zomeño, Amalia , “Ibn al-Kardabūs”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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