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Rabīʿ ibn Zayd
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Recemundo, Recemund

Date of Birth: Unknown; early 10th century

Place of Birth: Cordova

Date of Death: Late 10th century or early 11th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Rabīʿ ibn Zayd, whose baptismal name was Recemund (Recemundo), was a leader of the Christian communities in al-Andalus. He was a Christian official at the Cordovan court under the Caliph ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III (r. 912-61), and in 955-56 …

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

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