Ibn Hubayra
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, ʿAwn al-Dīn Abu ’l-Muẓaffar Yaḥyā b. Muḥammad al-S̲h̲aybānī al-Dūrī al-Bag̲h̲dādī , wazīr for sixteen years without interruption, until his death, under the ʿAbbāsid Caliphs al-Muḳtafī (530/1136-555/1160) and al-Mustand̲j̲id (555/1160-566/1170). He was born in Rabīʿ II 499/Dec. 1105-Jan. 1106, in the village of Dur in the district of Dud̲j̲ayl, northwest of Bag̲h̲dād, where he spent the early part of his youth. He went to Bag̲h̲dād as a young man, and studied Ḥanbalī fiḳh under Abū Bakr al-Dīnawarī (d. 532/1138) and adab under the renowned Ḥanbalī philologist al-D̲j̲awāl…

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Makdisi, G., “Ibn Hubayra”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 14 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3206>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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