Mohammed Ibn Abi Bakr al-Zuhri (Arabic: محمد بن أبي بكر الزهري‎) of Granada (fl. 1130s–1150s) was a geographer. He was the writer of a notable work, Kitab al-Jaghrafiyya (Book of Geography). Al-Zuhri was able to use the writings of the geographers of the reign of Caliph Al-Ma'mun of Baghdad (d. 456/1068).[1] He belonged to the Arab tribe of Banu Zuhrah.[2] Al-Zuhri died between 1154 and 1161.

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  1. ^ S. M. Imamuddin, Muslim Spain 711-1492 A.D., p. 159
  2. ^ Husain, Wassan Ibraheem. "The Historical Narrative Authored by Al-Zuhry in his Book Geography" (in Arabic). Baghdad University, History Department. p. 694. Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr Al-Zuhri From the tribe of Banu Zahra ibn Kulab That camped around Mecca
  • Miquel Barceló, "Comentaris a un text sobre Mallorca del geògraf al-Zuhri", Mayurqa, Vol. 14, 1975, pp. 155–165
  • George Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science, 1931, page 130

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