Al-Naẓẓām Date of Birth: Latter part of 8th c. Place of Birth: Basra Date of Death: 836 or 845 Place of Death: Baghdad
Al-Naẓẓām was born in Basra and lived there until 818, when he was called to Baghdad by al-Maʾmūn. In Basra he is said to have studied under Hishām ibn al-Ḥakam, Abū l-Hudhayl (q.v.) and Ḍirār ibn ʿAmr (q.v.). He in turn was teacher of al-Jāḥiẓ, who regarded him as the most i…
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“Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Sayyār ibn Hānī l-Naẓẓām”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 18 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23672>