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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

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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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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Authority by Aggregation and Abstraction

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. 14032 words.

In addition to his views on ijtihād and tajdīd, al-Suyūṭī’s lasting influence in Islamic legal thought lies in the area of legal precepts (pithy maxims or questions that sum up areas of the...

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Introduction

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. 9409 words.

This introduction sets out the scope of the book’s argument and explains why Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī is such an interesting figure in the history of Islamic legal thought. It describes the...

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Authority by Articulation

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. 14594 words.

Chapters 3 and 4 are intended as a bridge between what al-Suyūṭī has to say about himself as part of his efforts to project authority as the leading scholar of his time and what others say...

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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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Abd-al-Rauf al- Sinkili

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(d. 1693)

Acehnese (North Sumatran) scholar who played a major role in translating Islamic texts into Malay. Born in Singkel, North Sumatra, he studied in Arabia between 1641 and...

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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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Authority by Allusion

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. 16926 words.

The final chapter brings the discussion of al-Suyūṭī’s legal persona squarely into the modern era. The discussion explores how contemporary jurists in Egypt use the legacy of the great...

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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 Concept of <i>Jihad</i> in Islamic International Law

Shaheen Sardar Ali and Javaid Rehman.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 10954 words.

In the post 11 September 2001 legal and political environment, Islam appears to have become one of the most misunderstood religions. Islam has been equated with fanaticism, ...

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