Abū Yaʿlā Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad ibn Khalaf ibn Aḥmad ibn al-Farrāʾ Date of Birth: 27 or 28 April 990 Place of Birth: Iraq? Date of Death: 14 August 1066 Place of Death: Baghdad
Abū Yaʿlā is one of the great historical authorities of the Ḥanbalī madhhab of Sunnī law, to whose adherents he has often been known simply as ‘the qadi’. Born into a scholarly family – his father had been a Ḥanafī jurist and no…
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“Abū Yaʿlā ibn al-Farrāʾ”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 14 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25889>