Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn ʿIdhārī al-Marrākushī
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Abū l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿIdhārī al-Marrākushī

Date of Birth: Second half of the 13th century

Place of Birth: Maghreb

Date of Death: 1312-13 or after

Place of Death: Maghreb


Very little is known about Ibn ʿIdhārī’s life, let alone about how he acquired his vast knowledge of the history of both the eastern and western regions of the Islamic world, a subject on which he wrote two books, the one dealing with the east (Al-bayān al-mushri…

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Serrano Ruano, Delfina , “Ibn ʿIdhārī al-Marrākushī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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