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Abu Amru Yusuf (976–1070)

Yusuf or Yussuf, Abu Amru (yös’öf). An Arabic historian and commentator; born at Cordova, 976; died at Xativa, 1070. He was profoundly versed in the traditions of the Oriental Mussulman countries. He wrote: ‘Behedjet-Almodjalisyn,’ a collection of tales about Mahomet, etc.; ‘Tamhyd,’ a commentary on one of the chief Mussulman works of religious and civil law; ‘History of the Opinions and Doctrines of the Principal Mussulman Sects’; ‘History of the Wars against the Christians’; etc.