Muḥammad ibn Saḥnūn ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥabīb al-Tanūkhī
Muḥammad ibn Saḥnūn Date of Birth: 817 Place of Birth: Qayrawān Date of Death: 870 Place of Death: Near Qayrawān
Muḥammad ibn Saḥnūn was a leading Mālikī legal expert of his day in his part of the world. He learnt legal thinking from his father, and also in Medina.
He is credited with almost 100 books on various subjects, and these show his involvement in the main intellectual discussions of the time. They include his encyclopedic al-Jāmiʿ, 'T…
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“Muḥammad ibn Saḥnūn ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥabīb al-Tanūkhī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23728>