Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ibn Mattawayh
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Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Mattawayh

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, possibly mid 11th century

Place of Death: Rayy


Little is known about Ibn Mattawayh’s life, except that he was a student of ʿAbd al-Jabbār (d. 1025) (q.v.) in Rayy, and disseminated his master’s teachings. His position towards the end in lists of ʿAbd al-Jabbār’s students suggests h…

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Thomas, David, “Ibn Mattawayh”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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