Sunday, March 21, 2004


Averro�s was born into a distinguished family of jurists at C�rdoba and died at Marrakech, the North African capital of the Almohad dynasty. Thoroughly versed in the traditional Muslim sciences (especially exegesis of the Qur'an - Islamic scripture - and Hadith, or Traditions, and fiqh, or Law), trained in medicine, and accomplished in philosophy, Averro�s rose to be chief