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al- Ḳurṭubī
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, Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. Abī Bakr b. Farad̲j̲ al-Anṣārī al-K̲h̲azrad̲j̲ī al-Andalusī , Muslim scholar of the Mālik, law school, an expert on ḥadīt̲h̲ and well-known for his commentary on the Ḳurʾān. He is the subject of an article in the Dībād̲j̲ of Ibn Farḥūn, which is devoted to biography of the Mālikī fuḳahāʾ of Spain and the Mag̲h̲rib up till the 8th/14th century. He also features in an article in Nafḥ al-ṭīb of al-Maḳḳarī. Very little information is known concerning his life. Born in Spain, he was one of those who travelled outside this country (al-Ma…

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Arnaldez, R., “al-Ḳurṭubī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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