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ʿAbd al-Jabbār
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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAbd al-Jabbār ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Jabbār ibn Aḥmad ibn al-Khalīl ibn ʿAbdallāh, al-Qāḍī l-Hamadhānī l-Asadābādī

Date of Birth: About 937

Place of Birth: Asadābād, southwest of Hamadhān

Date of Death: January-February 1025

Place of Death: Rayy


ʿAbd al-Jabbār, commonly referred to in Islamic sources as Qāḍī l-Quḍāt due to his position as chief justice in Rayy under the Būyid emirs Muʾayyid al-Da…

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Reynolds, Gabriel Said, “ʿAbd al-Jabbār”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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