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al-Baṭalyawsī
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, abū muḥammad ʿabd allāḥ b. muḥammad ibn al-sīd , celebrated Andalusian grammarian and philosopher, born at Badajoz (Baṭalyaws [q.v.]) in 444/1052, died in the middle of Rad̲j̲ab 521/end of July 1127, at Valencia, where he had lived after having incurred the disgrace of Ibn Razīn [see razīn , banu ] and after having taken refuge for a time at Saragossa. Ibn al-Sīd who, at Valencia, had had a notable disciple in Ibn Bas̲h̲kuwāl [q.v.], is the author of some twenty works, including his commentary on the Adab al-Kātib of Ibn Ḳutayba (under the title of al-Iḳtiḍāb fī S̲h̲arḥ Adab al-Kuttāb , ed. …

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Lévi-Provençal, E., “al-Baṭalyawsī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_1279>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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