Averroes, Andalusian Polymath
(1126-1198)



Averroes, detail of Raphael's
fresco The School of Athens

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Ibn Rushd
  • Known as: Averroes
  • Birth: April 14, 1126, C√≥rdoba, Spain
  • Death: December 10, 1198, Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Language: Arabic
  • Who he was: Andalusian polymath; Tahafut al-tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence); Kitab fasl al-maqal (The Harmony of Religion and Philosophy)

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