al- Masʿūdī

(d. c. 956)

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More fully Abū'l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn, al-Masʿūdī, Arab historian; born Baghdad 893?, died al-Fusṭāṭ Sept./Oct. 956. Concerned with the broader theoretical implications of social and cultural phenomena, al-Masʿūdī spent much ...

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

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