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Ibn al-Malāḥimī
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Rukn al-dīn Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad al-Malāḥimī al-Khuwārazmī

Date of Birth: Before 1090

Place of Birth: Khwārazm, Khorezm

Date of Death: 19 October 1141

Place of Death: Khwārazm


Ibn al-Malāḥimī was the most prominent Muʿtazilī theologian in Khwārazm in the early 12th century. Muʿtazilī theology still prevailed among the Ḥanafī community in Khwārazm during this period, while it was suppressed as heretical in most…

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Madelung, Wilferd, “Ibn al-Malāḥimī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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