Al-Muqaddasi

Full name: 
Al-Muqaddasi
Arabic name: 
المقدسي
Date of birth: 
946
Date of death: 
1000

Al-Muqaddasi (or Al-Maqdisi), (b. 946 - d. 1000 C.E.), originally from Al-Quds (Jerusalem), hence his name, is by far one of the most instructive of all early Islamic writers on the society of Islam. His works, generally, can be found under the subject of geography.

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