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    Al-Ma'arri
    Al-Ma'arri
    Also known asAbu al-Ala al-Maari
    Date of birth973
    Place of birthMaarrat al-Nu'man
    Country of nationalitySyria
    GenderMale
    ProfessionPhilosopher, Writer
    Date of death1058
    Place of deathMaarrat al-Nu'man
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  • Biography
    Abul ʿAla Al-Maʿarri was a blind Syrian philosopher, poet and writer.He was a controversial rationalist of his time, attacking the dogmas of religion rejecting the claim that Islam or any other religion possessed the truths they claim and...
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