Al-Bāhilī l-Baṣrī
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Abū ʿUmar Muḥammad ibn ʿUmar ibn Saʿīd al-Bāhilī al-Baṣrī

Date of Birth: Unknown, early 9th century

Place of Birth: Basra

Date of Death: About 915

Place of Death: Baghdad

Biography

Al-Bāhilī spent the first part of his life in his native Basra, where he gained a reputation as a skilled theologian. He was a student and close associate of Abū ʿAlī l-Jubbāʾī (q.v.); Ibn al-Murtaḍā reports ʿAbd al-Jabbār recount…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Bāhilī l-Baṣrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22559>
First published online: 2010



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