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date: 15 November 2019

al-Mada’ini (752–830/43) Muslim compiler and editor of historical traditions. 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Nicola ClarkeNicola Clarke

Later medieval sources attribute over 200 titles to al-Mada’ini, on topics ranging from caliphal history to animals. Only two works survive independently, but he is widely quoted by other authors. He spent much of his life in Iraq, dying in Baghdad.... ...

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