Cordoba

10th Century -

Fatima of Cordoba

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An early librarian of the tenth century who travelled across Cairo, Damascus, and Baghdad searching and collecting books. She curated and managed more than seventy libraries that encompassed 400,000 books and volumes.

Dahduli, Tasneem. 2012. “Fatima of Cordoba”. Mosaic of Muslim Women.
https://mosaicofmuslimwomen.com/2012/05/then-fatima-of-cordoba/.