al- Jāḥiẓ

(d. 868)

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Abū ʿUthmān ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Fuqaymī, al-Jāḥiẓ (“goggle-eyed”) was a prolific ninth-century writer of Arabic prose works (ca. ah 160–255 / 776 [or 777]–868 [or 869] ce).Possibly of black ...

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