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

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(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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Conclusion

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. 3368 words.

The response to a speech made by Egypt’s President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in January 2015 on the occasion of the Prophet Muḥammad’s birthday celebrations that asked for “religious...

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The Designation of “Foreign” Languages in the Exegesis of the Qurʼān

Andrew Rippin.

in With Reverence for the Word

January 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 4697 words.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūtī, who died in 911/1505, wrote at least two separate works on “foreign” words in the Qurʼān. Al-Suyūtī's compendium of the Qurʼānic “sciences”, al-Itqān fī ʼulūm...

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The Followers of Sīdī Maḥmūd and their Disciples

H. T. Norris.

in Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert

September 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 9806 words.

The scholars who witnessed Sīdī Mahmūd's pre-eminence and his superior virtue were those men who were distinguished in learning. Some amongst them were those who were the disciples of Shayk...

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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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