Ibn Nubāta
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, Abu Bakr Ḏj̲amāl al-Dīn Muḥammad b. S̲h̲ams al-Dīn Muḥammad b. S̲h̲araf al-Dīn Muḥammad b. al-Ḥasan b. Ṣāliḥ b. Yaḥyā b. Ṭāhir b. Muḥammad b. al-K̲h̲aṭīb ʿAbd al-Raḥīm b. Nubāta , a poet and prose writer who was famous in his own day. He traced his descent from the tribe of the D̲j̲ud̲h̲ām (Ḳaḥṭān) which had migrated to Syria to settle in the neighbourhood of Mayyāfāriḳīn, the town in which his ancestor al-K̲h̲aṭīb ʿAbd al-Raḥīm had lived.

Ibn Nubāta however was born in Cairo, in Rabīʿ I 686/April 1287. His father S̲h̲ams al-Dīn (b. 666/1268, d. 750/1349; see Brockelm…

Cite this page
Rikabi, J., “Ibn Nubāta”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3325>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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