Abu al-Walid al-Baji

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Abu al-Walid al-Baji (or Sulayman ibn Khalaf ibn Sa`d or Sa`dun ibn Ayyub, al-Qadi Abu al-Walid al-Tujaybi al-Andalusi al-Qurtubi al-Baji al-Tamimi al-Dhahabi al-Maliki) (1013–1081) was a famous Maliki scholar and poet from Beja, Al-Andalus.[1]

Al-Baji worked at various times as a watchman and a goldsmith to support himself. He was a contemporary of the jurist Ibn Hazm. He died in 1081.

Bibliography[edit]

By Abu al-Walid al-Baji:

  • Al-Tasdid ila Ma`rifa al-Tawhid
  • Sunan al-Minhaj
  • Tartib al-Hajj
  • Ihkam al-Fusul fi Ahkam al-Usul
  • al-Ta`dil wa al-Tajrih li man Kharraja `anhu al-Bukhari fi al-Sahih
  • Sharh al-Muwatta' in two versions: al-Istifa' and its abridgment al-Muntaqa
  • Sunan al-Salihin
  • Tahqiq al-madhhab. Ed. Abu Abd al-Rahman Ibn Aqil al-Zahiri. Riyadh: 1983.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The biographical dictionary of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge, Volume 1, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842, p. 204
  2. ^ Maribel Fierro, "Heresy in al-Andalus." Taken from The Legacy of Muslim Spain, pg. 905. Ed. Salma Jayyusi. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 1994.

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