Ibn Khaldun, North African Muslim Historian

sculpture by Patrick Morelli

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Abū Zayd 'Abd ar-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn Khaldun al-Hadram
  • Known as: Ibn Khaldun
  • Birth: May 27, 1332, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Death: March 19, 1406, Cairo, Egypt
  • Language: Arabic
  • Who he was: North African Muslim historian; Muqaddimah (part I of a history of the world, Kitāb al-'Ibar)

Let's consider this a placeholder as I build out the site.
Once that's done, I'll be back to fill in the details--an essay,
links to online and Amazon books, and more. I'll be posting
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Until I get to it, there's always Wikipedia!

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