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 Ta’rīkh ʿulamāʼ al-Andalus
(438 words)

History of the scholars of al-Andalus

Ibn al-Faraḍī

Date: Unknown; before April 1013

Original Language: Arabic


The Taʼrīkh ʿulamāʼ al-Andalus is a biographical dictionary and the best known of Ibn al-Faraḍī’s works. The author describes it as ‘a compilation of the ʿulamāʼ, the muḥaddithūn and the most rigorous scholars of al-Andalus, summarized and arranged in alphabetic order’. It includes biographies of scholars from the time of the A…

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de la Puente, Cristina , “ Ta’rīkh ʿulamāʼ al-Andalus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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