Al-Juwāynī
(564 words)

Abū l-Maʿālī ʿAbd al-Malik ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Yūsuf al-Juwāynī, Imām al-Ḥaramayn

Date of Birth: 17 February 1028

Place of Birth: Bushtanikān near Nīshāpūr

Date of Death: 20 August 1085

Place of Death: Bushtanikān

Biography

Al-Juwaynī studied under his own father, and when the latter died in 1046-47 he took his place as teacher. But he was forced to leave Nīshāpūr after a few years to escape the Seljuk vizier’s ho…

Cite this page
Thomas, David, “Al-Juwāynī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22590>
First published online: 2010



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