Čelebi Zāde
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, ʿĀṣim Efendi Ismāʿīl, S̲h̲aik̲h̲ al-Islām and Turkish historian, son of the Raʾīs-Efendi Küčük-Čelebi whence the name by which he is known; he was first of all a judge and teacher of law, was later appointed historiographer to the Ottoman kingdom in place of Ras̲h̲īd (1130 = 1717), became successively Ḳāḍī in Brusa (1152 = 1739), Medīna (1157 = 1744), and Constantinople (1161 = 1748) and finally S̲h̲aik̲h̲ al-Islām (1172 = 1758), which office he held till his death eight months later. His history (printed at Constantinople in 1153 = 1740) cove…

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Huart, Cl., “Čelebi Zāde”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 22 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_1698>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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