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Abū Ḥayyān al-Gharnāṭī
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Abū Ḥayyān al-Gharnāṭī, Athīr al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Yūsuf b. ʿAlī b. Ḥayyān al-Nifzī al-Gharnāṭī (654–745/1256–1344), was a grammarian, poet and man of letters during Naṣrid rule in Granada (Gharnāṭa) and under the Mamlūks in Egypt. He was descended from the Berber tribe of Nifza (Ibn Ḥajar, 6/62). His father was an inhabitant of Jayyān (Jaén) (Ibn Ḥajar, 6/63), but he fle…

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Fatehi-nezhad, Enayatollah and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “Abū Ḥayyān al-Gharnāṭī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0083>
First published online: 2015

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