Fatima al-Fihriya

Born on 800

Died on 900

Fatima al-Fihriya (ninth century);

nicknamed Um al-Banin or “the mother of children”; Fez (Fes), Morocco; art and building patron, founder of Al-Qarawiyin Mosque, Fez, which became the oldest university in existence.

Ltd, FSTC. 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization: Reference (4th) Edition Annotated, Text only. . FSTC. Kindle Edition.


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