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Ibn ʿAskar
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Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī (ibn ʿUbayd Allāh) ibn Khaḍir ibn Hārūn al-Ghassānī

Date of Birth: About 1188

Place of Birth: Malaga

Date of Death: 12 January 1239

Place of Death: Malaga


Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī, known as Ibn ʿAskar, was a noted jurist of Malaga. Among his teachers were his uncle Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad, Abū l-Ḥajjāj Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Shaykh, the author of Kitāb alif bāʾ, and Abū ʿAlī ῾Umar ibn ʿAbd a…

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Penelas, Mayte, “Ibn ʿAskar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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