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Averroes (Ibn Rushd)

1126 – 1198

Averroes (also Ibn Rushd) is best known for his numerous commentaries on Aristotle and Plato. Born into a good family with a distinguished history as jurists, Averroes was also a legal scholar of great renown in the Almohad Empire of Islamic Spain and northern Africa.

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