Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

Get access

Al-Ḥumaydī
(422 words)

Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Abī Naṣr Futūḥ al-Azdī l-Ḥumaydī l-Ẓāhirī

Date of Birth: Before 1029

Place of Birth: Al-Bulayda, Majorca

Date of Death: 17 December 1095

Place of Death: Baghdad

Biography

Al-Ḥumaydī was born on the island of Majorca, and began his education when he was only five years old. Among his teachers were Abū l-Qāsim Aṣbagh, who taught him in 1035-36, Abū Zayd al-Qayrawānī, who taught him his famous Risāla and the Mukhtaṣar al-Mudaw…

Cite this page
El Hour, Rachid, “Al-Ḥumaydī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23335>
First published online: 2010



▲   Back to top   ▲