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rūḥī , Palestine scholar, diplomat and politician, born in Jerusalem in 1864 to a well-known family of scholars tracing its origin to K̲h̲ālid b. al-Walīd [q.v.]. He received a religious and linguistic education in Jerusalem, Nābulus, Tripoli and Beirut, and studied philosophy, law and politics at the Royal College, Constantinople. He continued his studies of political science and of philosophy and Islamic and Oriental studies at the Sorbonne; he later taught Arabic in Paris and attended the 1897 Orientalists’ Congress. In 1898 he was appointed Ottoma…

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Moreh, S., “al-K̲h̲ālidī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_4154>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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