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Ismāʿīl Ḥaḳḳī
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, S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ Ismāʿīl Ḥaḳḳī al-Brūsawī or al-Uskudārī (1063/1652-1137/1725), Turkish scholar, mystic and poet, born at Aydos near Edirne, where his family had moved after a fire destroyed their house in Istanbul. His Kitāb al-Silsila (Ms Beyazid Library No. 3384), the ultimate source for all subsequent biographies, gives his grandfather’s name as Bayram Čawush, the son of S̲h̲āh Ḵh̲udā-bende, and his father’s name as Muṣṭafā. He lost his mother at an early age and, en the suggestion of S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ ʿOt̲h̲mān Faḍlī, was sent to Edi…

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Kut, Günay Alpay, “Ismāʿīl Ḥaḳḳī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3655>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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