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Ibn Ṭumlūs
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Abū l-Ḥajjāj Yūsuf b. Muḥammad b. Ṭumlūs, or Ibn Ṭumlūs, known in the Latin Middle Ages as Alhagiag bin Thalmus, was a philosopher and physician, born in Alcira, near Valencia, probably between 545/1150 and 550/1155, where he died in 620/1223. According to the biographer Ibn al-Abbār (d. 658/1260) (6:738–9, no. 2093), he was a disciple of the Córdoban philosopher Abū l-Walīd Ibn Rushd (Averroës, d. 595/1198), who was sponsored by the Almohad court. According to another biographer, Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa (d. 66…

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Woerther, Frédérique, “Ibn Ṭumlūs”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_32276>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004356627, 2017, 2018-1



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