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Abū ʿImrān al-Fāsī
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, mūsā b. ʿīsā b. abī ḥād̲j̲d̲j̲/ḥad̲j̲d̲j̲ād̲j̲ (?), Mālikī faḳīh , probably born between 365/975 and 368/978 at Fās into a Berber family whose nisba is impossible to reconstruct. No doubt to complete his studies, but perhaps also because of other reasons hard to discern, he went to settle in al-Ḳayrawān, where his master was in particular al-Ḳābisī (d. 403/1012 [q.v.]). He is known to have stayed in Cordova with Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr [q.v.] and to have profited by the chance to follow the lectures of various scholars there, which his biographers list, without however gi…

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Pellat, Ch., “Abū ʿImrān al-Fāsī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8256>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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