Ibn al-Ḳalānisī
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, Abū Yaʿlā Ḥamza b. Asad al-Tamīmī, an Arab historian, belonged to a prominent family in Damascus and died there in 555 (1160). He continued the chronicle of Hilāl al-Ṣābiʾ, which stops in the year 448, down to 555 and gave his work the simple title Ḏh̲ail. The work was frequently copied by later authors and has been published by H. F. Amedroz (1908) from the Oxford Ms., which is defective at the beginning, and starts in the year 363. Cf. the editor’s preface.

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“Ibn al-Ḳalānisī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3023>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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