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Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari
Born839 AD (224 AH)
Amol, Tabaristan, Abbasid Caliphate
DiedMonday, 28 Shawwal, 310 AH/ Feb 17, 923 AD (Julian Calendar) (aged 86)
EthnicityTabari (Mazanderani)
EraMedieval era
Notable idea(s)Jariri

Abū Jaʿfar Muḥammad ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī (Persie: محمد بن جریر طبری‎, Arabic: أبو جعفر محمد بن جرير بن يزيد الطبري‎) (224–310 AH; 839–923 AD) wis a prominent an influential Persie[2] scholar, historian an exegete o the Qur'an frae Tabaristan, modren Mazandaran Province in Iran, wha componed aw his wirks in Arabic. The day, he is best kent for his expertise in tafsir, fiqh, an history, but he haes been describit as "an impressively prolific polymath. He wrote on such subjects as poetry, lexicografie, grammar, ethics, mathematics, an medicine."[3]

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  1. Jonathan A.C. Brown (2007), The Canonization of al-Bukhārī and Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunnī Ḥadīth Canon, p. 151. Brill Publishers. ISBN 9789004158399.
  2. Gaston Wiet, etc, "The Great Medieval Civilizations: cultural and scientific development. Volume 3. The great medieval civilizations. Part 1", Published by Allen and Unwin, 1975. pg 722:In the meantime another author, Tabari, Persian by origin, had been unobtrusively at work on two monumental pieces of writing, a commentary on the Koran ..
  3. Lindsay Jones (ed.), Encyclopedia of religion, volume 13, Macmillan Reference USA, 2005, p. 8943