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al-Suyuti

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(849–911 / 1445–1505)

Abu al-Fadl ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Misri al-Suyuti al-Shafi'i was one of the outstanding scholars of the traditional Islamic...

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al-Suyuti

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(849–911 / 1445–1505)

Abu al-Fadl ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Misri al-Suyuti al-Shafi'i was one of the outstanding scholars of the traditional Islamic...

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al-Suyuti (849–911)

Oliver Leaman.

in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 434 words.

Abu al-Fadl ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Misri al-Suyuti al-Shafi'i was one of the outstanding scholars

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The Legal Thought of Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti

Rebecca Hernandez.

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Law. 256 pages.

This book offers a new theoretical perspective on the thought of the great fifteenth-century Egyptian polymath, Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī (d. 1505). In spite of the enormous popularity that...

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Suyuti, Jalal al-Din al- (1445)

russell hopley.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1039 words.

polymath religious scholar, was born in Cairo to a family originally from Asyut. His full name was Abu ʾl-Fadl ʿAbd

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Abu al-Fadl Abd al-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Khudayri al- Suyuti

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(d. 1505)

Prolific Egyptian scholar of virtually all disciplines—Quran commentary, jurisprudence, hadith, belles-lettres, biography, philology, Sufism, history, theology, and...

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Suyuti, Abu al-Fadl Abd al-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Khudayri al-

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 98 words.

Prolific Egyptian scholar of virtually all disciplines—Quran commentary, jurisprudence, hadith, belles-lettres, biography, philology, Sufism, history, theology, and geography. Held

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Al-.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 23 words.

For many names that include the particle al-, see under the main element of the name, for example, Suyuti,

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al-Raghib al-Isfahani

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(d. 502 / 1108)

Abu al-Qasim al-Husayn b. Muhammad b. al-Mufaddal was born in Isfahan (Iran). His date of birth is not known. According to Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti, he died ...

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Authority by Association

Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez.

in The Legal Thought of Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 15008 words.

In another controversial fatwa, al-Suyūṭī claims to represent a consensus of scholars opposed to the study of Greek logic on the grounds that it can lead to philosophical speculation of a...

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Authority by Persuasion

Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez.

in The Legal Thought of Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 14555 words.

This chapter gives the reader a snapshot of the socio-political context of late Mamluk Egyptian society in which al-Suyūṭī competed for authority. In an age of economic, political, and...

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