Ibn Mufliḥ
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, S̲h̲ams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad b. Mufliḥ al-Maḳdisī , Ḥanbalī jurisconsult who stands at the head of a large family of jurisconsults, the last of whom died in the first half of the 11th/17th century. S̲h̲ams al-Dīn married the daughter of the Ḥanbalī Ḳāḍī ’l-ḳuḍāt D̲j̲amāl al-Dīn al-Mardāwī (700-769/1300-1367) and, according to his biographers, had seven children from this marriage, both boys and girls. The genealogy which emerges from the biographical sources available to us shows that he had five sons and that the family died ou…

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Makdisi, G., “Ibn Mufliḥ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 19 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3302>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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