Qazwīnī, al-


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More fully Zakariyyā' ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, author of Arabic works on cosmography and geography; born Qazwīn (Iran) ca.1203, died 1283.

Often overestimated, he is essentially a compiler, vulgarizer, and plagiarizer ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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