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Al-Wansharīsī
(844 words)

Abū l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyā ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wāḥid ibn ʿAlī al-Wansharīsī

Date of Birth: 1430-1

Place of Birth: Ouarsenis (Wansharīs, Algeria)

Date of Death: 1508

Place of Death: Fez

Biography

Al-Wansharīsī was a Mālikī jurist in Tlemcen and Fez, and was considered the leading Mālikī authority of the late 15th century. He was born in the mountain massif of Wansharīs (Ouarsenis or Guanseris in north-western Algeria) and …

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Vidal-Castro, Francisco, “Al-Wansharīsī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_24752>
First published online: 2015



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