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Ibn Tāfrājīn
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The career of Ibn Tāfrājīn (d. 766/1364) illustrates perfectly the role of a ḥājib in eighth/fourteenth-century Ifrīqiya. Belonging to an aristocratic Almohad family, he served four masters, survived both Marīnid campaigns agains…

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Garnier, Sébastien, “Ibn Tāfrājīn”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_27855>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: 9789004269606, 2014, 2014-1

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