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Ibn Saʿīd al-Maghribī
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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Mūsā ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Saʿīd

Date of Birth: 1213

Place of Birth: Near Granada

Date of Death: 1286

Place of Death: Tunis


Born near Granada, Ibn Saʿīd lived in Seville as a boy, and there he began his education. He left al-Andalus in 1241 for the ḥajj with his father, but the latter died in Alexandria in 1242, and Ibn Saʿīd then remained in Egypt for seven years, finally performing the ḥajj in 1249. He later tr…

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

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