Al-Bājī
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Abū l-Walīd Sulaymān ibn Khalaf ibn Sa‘d al-Tujībī l-Bājī l-Qurṭubī l-Dhahabī

Date of Birth: 28 May 1013

Place of Birth: Badajoz

Date of Death: 21 December 1081

Place of Death: Almería

Biography

Al-Bājī was one of the most important scholars of al-Andalus, a jurist, theologian and poet. As a jurist, he may be considered as one of the renovators of Andalusī Mālikism in the 11th century.

Both his parents came from families of legal experts. He h…

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Zomeño, Amalia , “Al-Bājī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23361>
First published online: 2010



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