Al-Jurjānī as-Sayyid ash-Sharīf
Born: 1339/1340, Tājū near Astarābādh/Southeast Iran
Died: 1413, Shīrāz
Living reference work entry
One of the most celebrated theologians and jurisprudents in the fourteenth-century Iran, al-Jurjānī had a major influence on subsequent Iranian philosophy through his commentaries and teaching activity.
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