Category Archives: al-Tawhidi, Abu Hayyan

(c. 923-1023)

from Borrowed Lights: On Suicide

  Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi, probably of Persian origin, was born in or around Baghdad sometime between 922 and 932. He was a man of letters and a scholar, influenced by Sufism and the neo-Platonic philosopher Abu Sulayman. Although said to … Continue reading

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