Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Muhamad Alguazir
(976 words)

Date of Birth: Unknown; most likely late 16th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; he lived for a time in Pastrana (Castile)

Date of Death: After 1609

Place of Death: Unknown; probably Morocco


Muhamad (sic) Alguazir does not tell us anything about his personal life except that he was raised among Christians and knew their religion, language and customs. Since he wrote Spanish as his mother tongue and lived at the beginning of the 17th century, h…

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Wiegers, Gerard, “Muhamad Alguazir”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>

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