al-Sulamī
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, ʿIzz al-Dīn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz b. ʿAbd al-Salām b. Abi ’l-Ḳāsim b. al-Ḥasan al-Dimas̲h̲ḳī, Sulṭān al-ʿUlamāʾ, Abū Muḥammad, S̲h̲āfiʿī jurist who was born in Damascus in 577/1181-2 (or 578) and died in Cairo 10 D̲j̲umādā I 660/1 April 1262.

The scion of a modest family originally from North Africa (al-Isnawī, Ṭabaḳāt al-s̲h̲āfiʿiyya , Beirut 1987, ii, 84), ʿIzz al-Dīn al-Sulamī “the Damascene” was the leading S̲h̲āfiʿī authority of his generation, the majority of biographers attributing to him the status of mud̲j̲tahid , a distinction not often awarded at this time (according t…

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Chaumont, E., “al-Sulamī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7148>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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