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ʿAbdallāh ibn Buluqqin

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Author(s): Zomeño, Amalia
Abū Muḥammad ʿAbdallāh ibn Buluqqin (ibn Buluggīn) ibn Bādīs ibn Ḥabūs al-Ṣinhājī Date of Birth: January 1056 Place of Birth: Granada Date of Death: 1095 Place of Death: Agmāt (Maghreb) Biography ʿAbdallāh ibn Buluqqīn was the last Zīrid king of the taifa of Granada (1073-90), succeeding his grandfather Bādīs. His predecessors were of Berber origin, and arrived in al-Andalus during the period of the caliphate, taking power in Granada after its collapse. During his reign, ʿAbdallāh and his vizier had to resist a number of threats to the kingdom and his own position. …

Ibn al-Kardabūs

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Abū Marwān ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Abī l-Qāsim ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Kardabūs al-Tawzarī Date of Birth: 12th century Place of Birth: Tawzar (Tozeur) Date of Death: 13th century Place of Death: Tunis Biography Ibn al-Kardabūs was born in Tunisia, but perhaps had Andalusī origins. He studied Hadith and jurisprudence in Alexandria with Abū Ṭāhir al-Silafī, though he is mainly known as the author of the historical work Taʾrīkh al-Andalus. Primary Sources of Information Taʾrīkh al-Andalus li-Ibn al-Kardabūs wa-waṣfuhu li-Ibn al-Shabbāṭ: naṣṣān jadīdān, ed. A. M. al-ʿAbbādī, Madrid, 1971 Second…

 Jawāb al-qāḍī Abū l-Walīd al-Bājī ilā risālat rāhib Faransā ilā al-Muslimīn

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The Qāḍī Abū l-Walīd al-Bājī’s reply to the Monk of France’s letter to the Muslims Al-Bājī Date: Uncertain; before 1081 Original Language: Arabic Description Although its title says that this was a letter sent by an anonymous Monk of France to al-Muqtadir, king of Saragossa, and al-Bājī’s reply, it is more likely to have been entirely composed by al-Bājī himself in the form of a written dialogue or exchange of correspondence. While the monk’s letter is short and straightforward, al-Bājī’s reply is a more elaborate theological treatise. In the letter, the monk invites al-Muqtadir t…

 Kitāb al-tibyān ʿan al-ḥāditha al-kāʾina bi-dawlat Banī Zīrī fī Gharnāṭa

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Explanation of the situation that prevailed under the Zīrid dynasty in Granada ʿAbdallāh ibn Buluqqin Date: 1094-95 Original Language: Arabic Description This work was conceived as a history of the Zīrid dynasty of Granada. Even though it is partial, it gives detailed descriptions of how the Kingdom of Granada survived during the last quarter of the 11th century. As ʿAbdallāh’s own autobiography, it can be understood as a king’s justification for the treaties he made with Christians, and particularly with Alfonso VI. At the start of the work, ʿAbdallāh reflects on the importa…

 Kitāb al-iktifāʾ fī akhbār al-khulafāʾ

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Completeness, on reports about the caliphs Ibn al-Kardabūs Date: Unknown; probably early 13th century Original Language: Arabic Description The book is a general history of Islam organized as akhbār (reports). The first part starts with the Prophet Muḥammad and the four Rightly Guided Caliphs, and continues through the Umayyad caliphate in the East. Then, Ibn al-Kardabūs makes special reference to the history of al-Andalus, taken as a continuation of the Damascus caliphate, up to the reign of Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqūb al-Manṣūr (11…


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Abū l-Walīd Sulaymān ibn Khalaf ibn Sa‘d al-Tujībī l-Bājī l-Qurṭubī l-Dhahabī Date of Birth: 28 May 1013 Place of Birth: Badajoz Date of Death: 21 December 1081 Place of Death: Almería Biography Al-Bājī was one of the most important scholars of al-Andalus, a jurist, theologian and poet. As a jurist, he may be considered as one of the renovators of Andalusī Mālikism in the 11th century. Both his parents came from families of legal experts. He himself spent 13 years travelling in the East, where he came to know the foremost scholars of his time. When he returned…