Ibn Mākūlā
(1,060 words)

, name of a family of Bag̲h̲dādī jurists and traditionists of the 5th/11th century.

(1) The earliest was al-Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. D̲j̲aʿfar al-ʿId̲j̲lī , the vizier of the Būyid D̲j̲alāl al-Dawla (416-35/1035-44). He himself bore the honorific titles of Saʿd al-Dawla and Yamīn al-Dawla. They were not however sufficient to ensure his authority, and still less that of his master. The power of both was sapped by the raids of the Bedouins, both Arab and Kurdish, whose camps were outside the gates of the capital, by the turbule…

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Vadet, J.-C., “Ibn Mākūlā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3280>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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