Ibn Ẓafar
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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

Biography

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…

Cite this page
Demiri, Lejla, “Ibn Ẓafar”, 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_24664>
First published online: 2010



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