Ibn Hayyan

Full name: 
Abu Marwán Hayyán Ibn Khalaf Ibn Hayyan al-Qurtubi
Arabic name: 
ابن حيان
Date of death: 
1076

Ibn Hayyan was virulent in his writings of numerous personalities of his time. Among the works attributed with greater or less certainty to Ibn Hayyan, two titles stand out: Kitâb al-Muqtabis fi Tarikh al-Andalus (Book of Him Who Seeks Knowledge about the History of al-Andalus) in ten volumes, and Kitâb al-Matin (the Solid Book), describing the main events around him.

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