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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyā ibn al-Munajjim
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ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyā ibnal-Munajjim

Date of Birth: 815/6

Place of Birth: Baghdad

Date of Death: 888

Place of Death: Samarra

Biography

Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyā ibn al-Munajjim came from a Persian family of renowned astrologers. His grandfather was Abū Manṣūr Abān, who was employed as an astrologer by the ʿAbbasid Caliph al-Manṣūr, while his father, Abū ʿAlī Yaḥyā, worked as an astrologer for the ʿAbbasid…

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Roggema, Barbara, “Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyā ibn al-Munajjim”, 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_23745>
First published online: 2010



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