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Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Ghassānī, Wazīr al-Ghassānī
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Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Ghassānī

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Morocco

Date of Death: 1707

Place of Death: Fes


The high status accorded to Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Ghassānī’s account of Spain stands at odds with what we can reconstruct of his life. Little is known about his birth and upbringing, perhaps because much of his fame came only after he compiled the account…

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Baumi, Doaa, “Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Ghassānī, Wazīr al-Ghassānī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>

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