Ibn ḤAzm - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

This encyclopedia article consists of approximately 5┬ápages of information about Ibn ḤAzm.
This section contains 1,213 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Ibn ḤAzm Encyclopedia Article

Ibn ḤAzm

IBN ḤAZM (AH 384–456/994–1064 CE), more fully Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥazm, was a Muslim theologian and man of letters. Born in Cordova to a rich and influential family, Ibn Ḥazm received a distinguished education in religious sciences, literature, and poetry. Nonetheless, he grew up in a period of disruptive ethnic and clan rivalries that saw the decline of the Umayyad caliphate at Cordova and the formation of tiny kingdoms fighting among themselves. His own childhood was marred by the disgrace of his father after the fall of Caliph Hishām II and by the destruction of the family home at Balāṭ Mughīth in the course...

(read more)

This section contains 1,213 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Ibn ḤAzm Encyclopedia Article
Copyrights
Macmillan
Ibn ḤAzm from Macmillan. Copyright © 2001-2006 by Macmillan Reference USA, an imprint of the Gale Group. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook