Al-Zamakhshari

Full name: 
Abu al-Qasim Mahmud ibn Umar al-Zamakhshari
Arabic name: 
محمود زمخشری
Date of birth: 
1074
Date of death: 
1144

Abu al-Qāsim Maḥmūd ibn ʿUmar al-Zamakhsharī, also called Jār Allāh (Arabic: “God’s Neighbour”)   (born March 8, 1075, Khwārezm [now in Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan]—died June 14, 1144, Al-Jurjānīya, Khwārezm), Persian-born Arabic scholar whose chief work is Al-Kashshāf ʿan Ḥaqāʾiq at-Tanzīl (“The Discoverer of Revealed Truths”), his exhaustive linguistic commentary on the Qurʾān.

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