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Ibrahim Titus Burckhardt

(1908—1984)


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(1908–1984)

Author and expert on Islamic art and culture. Born in Florence. Embraced Islam in 1934. Edited and published ancient manuscripts. In 1972 was appointed by UNESCO to help preserve the cultural legacy of Fez. Wrote in German and English on Islamic art and culture and on Sufi doctrine. Translated Arabic religious and philosophic works.

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