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Ibn ʿAtīq
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Abū ʿAlī l-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAtīq ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn Rashīq al-Taghlibī

Date of Birth: 1154

Place of Birth: Murcia

Date of Death: 1235

Place of Death: Cairo


A native of Murcia, Ibn ʿAtīq was a renowned Andalusī scholar. As a boy he lived in Ceuta in northern Morocco, and then he went to Alexandria to study. He remained in Egypt, and taught there. Some reports state that he spent his last days in Granad…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “Ibn ʿAtīq”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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