Ibn Zākūr
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, Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥ. b. Ḳāsim b. Muḥ. b. ʿAbd al-Waḥid b. Aḥmad al-Fāsī al-Mag̲h̲ribī , who was born in Fez in the first half of the 11th/17th century, and who died in that city on 20 Muḥarram 1120/11 April 1708 and was buried at bāb Gīsa, was a fine scholar, historian, biographer and poet of his day, and a commentator on didactic poems. He applied himself early in life to studies predominantly Islamic in Fez, under masters of high repute such as Abū Muḥ. ʿAbd al-Ḳādir b. ʿAlī b. Yūsuf al-Fāsī (1007-91/1599-1…

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Hadj-Sadok, M., “Ibn Zākūr”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3418>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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