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Abd al-Rahman al-Awza'i
country of citizenship:
Umayyad Caliphate, Abbasid Caliphate
occupation: faqih, theologian, philosopher
student of: Ata ibn Abi Rabah, Muhammad al-Baqir, Qatāda ibn Diʿāma, Ibn Shihab al-Zuhri, Malik ibn Anas, Ibrahim ibn Abi 'Abla
Abu Amr Abd al-Rahman ibn Amr al-Awzai (Arabic: أبو عمرو عبدُ الرحمٰن بن عمرو الأوزاعي) (707–774) was the chief representative and eponym of the Awzai school of Islamic jurisprudence. Awzai was referred to by his tribe "Awza" (الأوزاع), part of Banu Hamdan.For further information on the Awza'i madhhab see Awza'i.
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