Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Abī Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ẓafar Ḥujjat al-Dīn al-Ṣiqillī al-Makkī Date of Birth: May 1104 Place of Birth: Sicily Date of Death: 1172 or soon after, but not later than 1202 Place of Death: Hama
According to the majority of biographers, Ibn Ẓafar was born in Sicily under Norman rule but grew up in Mecca, though some authors identify Mecca as his birthplace (al-Fāsī, Al-ʿiqd, p. 345; Ibn Ḥajar, Lisān al-mīzān, p. 3…
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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