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Aḥmad al-Ḥanafī
(327 words)

Date of Birth: Later 16th century

Place of Birth: Spain

Date of Death: 1650

Place of Death: Probably Tunisia


Aḥmad al-Ḥanafī (d. 1650), author of a great number of religious works in Arabic, is allegedly the author of an anti-Christian polemic written in Spanish. Of Spanish origin, al-Ḥanafī left Spain in 1604/5, shortly before the expulsion of the Moriscos under King Philip III, for Sara…

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F. Cutillas, José, “Aḥmad al-Ḥanafī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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