Abu al-Hassan Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad, better known as Ali 'Izz al-Din Ibn al-Athir al-Jazari(Arabic: عزالدین ابن الاثیر الجزری) (1233–1160) was an Arab or Kurdish historian and biographer who wrote in Arabic and he was from the Ibn Athir family. According to the 1911 Edition of Encyclopædia Britannica, he was born in Jazirat Ibn Umar, Great Seljuq Empire.
Al-Athir lived a scholarly life in Mosul, often visited Baghdad and for a time traveled with Saladin's army in Syria. He later lived in Aleppo and Damascus. His chief work was a history of the world, al-Kamil fi at-Tarikh (The Complete History). He included some information on the Rus' people in his chronology.
- Al-Kāmil fī al-tārīkh: "The Complete History"
- Al-Tārīkh al-bāhir fī al-Dawlah al-Atābakīyah bi-al-Mawṣil
- Usd al-ghābah fi ma‘rifat al-ṣaḥābah: "The Lions of the Forest and the knowledge about the Companions"
- Al-Lubāb fī tahdhīb al-ansāb
See also 
- ^ Fourth to Seventh century
- ^ 1. Historiography of the Ayyubid and Mamluk epochs, Donald P. Little, The Cambridge History of Egypt, Vol.1, ed. M. W. Daly, Carl F. Petry, (Cambridge University Press, 1998), 415.
2. Ibn al-Athir, The A to Z of Islam, ed. Ludwig W. Adamec, (Scarecrow Press, 2009), 135.
3. Peter Partner, God of Battles: Holy wars of Christianity and Islam, (Princeton University Press, 1997), 96.
4. Venice and the Turks, Jean-Claude Hocquet, Venice and the Islamic world: 828-1797, edited by Stefano Carboni, (Editions Gallimard, 2006), 35 n17.
5. Marc Ferro, Colonization: A Global History, (Routledge, 1997), 3. – via Questia (subscription required)
6. Martin Sicker, The Islamic World in Ascendancy: From the Arab Conquests to the Siege of Vienna, (Praeger Publishers, 2000), 69. – via Questia (subscription required)
- ^ Ko Unoki, "Mergers, Acquisitions and Global Empires: Tolerance, Diversity and the success of M&A", Routledge, 1996, ISBN: 9780415528740, p. 67. The Kurdish historian Ibn al-Athir...
- ^ the Kurdish Islamic scholar, Majd od-Din Mubarak Ibn Mohammad Ibn al-Athir al-Jazari, passed away in Mosul... Today in Islamic History (30th of Zil-Hijjah)
- ^ Michael M. Gunter, "The A to Z of the Kurds", Scarecrow Press Inc, 2003, ISBN: 9780810863347, p. 127. Kurdish historian and biographer Ibn al-Athir wrote in Arabic...
- ^ Yasir Suleiman, "Language and identity in the Middle East and North Africa", Curzon Press, 1996, ISBN: 0700704108, p. 154. Ibn al-Athir, (d.1233), a Kurdish historian and biographer...
- ^ Mohammed M. A. Ahmed, Michael M. Gunter, "The evolution of Kurdish nationalism", Mazda Publishers, 2007, p. 6. Kurdish historian and biographer Ibn al-Athir wrote in Arabic
- ^ IBN ATHTR - Online Information article about IBN ATHTR
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