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al-Qurṭubī
(7,322 words)

Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. Abī Bakr b. Farḥ al-Anṣārī al-Khazrajī al-Qurṭubī (d. 671/1273) is best known for his al-Jāmiʿ li-aḥkām al-Qurʾān (“The comprehensive legal commentary of the Qurʾān”), a classic of Qurʾānic exegesis. Yet his dedication to the sacred book extended beyon…

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Delfina Serrano Ruano, “al-Qurṭubī”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_050504>
First published online: 2016



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