Abu al-Walid al-Baji (or Sulayman ibn Khalaf ibn Sa`d or Sa`dun ibn Ayyub, al-Qadi Abu al-Walid al-Tujaybi al-Andalusi al-Qurtubi al-Baji al-Tamimi al-Dhahabi al-Maliki) (1013–1081) was a famous Maliki scholar and poet from Beja, Al-Andalus.
Al-Baji worked at various times as a watchman and a goldsmith to support himself. He was a contemporary of the jurist Ibn Hazm. He died in 1081.
By Abu al-Walid al-Baji:
- Al-Tasdid ila Ma`rifa al-Tawhid
- Sunan al-Minhaj
- Tartib al-Hajj
- Ihkam al-Fusul fi Ahkam al-Usul
- al-Ta`dil wa al-Tajrih li man Kharraja `anhu al-Bukhari fi al-Sahih
- Sharh al-Muwatta' in two versions: al-Istifa' and its abridgment al-Muntaqa
- Sunan al-Salihin
- Tahqiq al-madhhab. Ed. Abu Abd al-Rahman Ibn Aqil al-Zahiri. Riyadh: 1983.
- ↑ The biographical dictionary of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge, Volume 1, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842, p. 204
- ↑ Maribel Fierro, "Heresy in al-Andalus." Taken from The Legacy of Muslim Spain, pg. 905. Ed. Salma Jayyusi. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 1994.