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...Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Masarra was born in Cordoba into a commercial family, to a father given to theological al-Razi, Abu Bakr ibn Maytham, ‘Ali ibn al-‘Arabi, Muhyiddin speculation, since it is said that he traveled to Basra...
...Abu Dawud Sulayman ibn Hassan al-Andalusi was born in Cordoba and practised as a physician. Of particular significance among the many books he wrote on medicine is his history of physicians (Tabaqat al-atibba’), which gives an excellent...
...ibn Hazm, Abu Muhammad ‘Ali b. Ahmad b. Said b. Hazm al-Andalusi was born in Cordova on the last day of Ramadan 384/November 7, 994, and died in Niebla on Sha‘ban 456/August 1064. He was a prominent Spanish-Arabic Muslim theologian...
...ibn Tufayl, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Sina ibn Rushd, Abu al-Walid Muhammad ibn Bajja, Abu Bakr al-Ghazali, Abu Hamid al-Farabi Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Malik Ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tufayl al-Qaysi was born in the first decade...
...Abu ‘Abdallah Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Abdallah ibn Idris al-Qurtubi al-Hasani was born in Ceuta, Spain, in 1099 and educated in Cordoba. He was something of an itinerant scholar, ending up at the Norman court in Palermo, Sicily. He died...
...ibn Sab‘in, Abu Muhammad Ibn Sab‘in was born in Valle de Ricote, Murcia, in 614/1217 and died in Mecca in 669/1270. He was one of the great Sufi philosophers of Islam. He was a member of a distinguished Arab family of Andalusia called Banu...
...Abu Bakr Muhammad b. Yahya b. al-Sa’igh al-Tujibi al-Sarakusti, generally known as Ibn Bajja or Avempace, was a philosopher, scientist, musician, and poet. While the source of the designation Ibn al-Bajja is not known, Ibn Sa’igh means...
...Abu’l-Hakam ‘Abd al-Salam ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Lakhmi ibn Barrajan was born in North Africa and spent some time teaching in Seville. Committed to mysticism, he soon fell foul of the Almoravid authorities...
...Abu’l ‘Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Musa ibn ‘Ata’ Allah al-Sahaj ibn al-‘Arif ibn al-‘Arif was born on 2 Jumada al-Awwal 481/Monday July 24, 1088, dying in Marrakesh on 23 Safar 536/September 27, 1141. His laqab comes from his father, who...
...Abu al-Walid Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Rushd is one of the most outstanding Islamic philosophers. He was born in Cordoba into an important local family (his grandfather in particular was well known for his legal expertise) and he played...