Jamāl al-Dīn Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Yūsuf ibn Ibrāhīm al-Shaybānī l-Qifṭī Date of Birth: 1172 Place of Birth: Qifṭ, Upper Egypt Date of Death: 1248 Place of Death: Aleppo
Al-Qifṭī spent his early years in Cairo and then Jerusalem. In 1201, following the death of Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn and the disturbances in the city, he moved to Aleppo and continued the studies he had begun years earlier. His evident abilitie…
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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