ʿAbd al-Qādir b. ʿAlī b. Yūsuf al-Fāsī
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ʿAbd al-Qādir b. ʿAlī b. Yūsuf al-Fāsī (1007–91/1599–1680), one of the most prominent members of the al-Fāsī family of Fez (Fās). ʿAbd al-Qādir was the grandson of Abū l-Maḥāsin Yūsuf al-Fāsī, who at the end of the tenth/sixteenth century founded the first family zāwiya (Ṣūfī lodge), which would become the centre of the Shādhilī-Jazūlī ṭarīqa (Ṣūfī order) in Fez. ʿAbd al-Qādir was born on 2 Ramaḍān 1007/29 March 1599 in al-Qaṣr al-Kabīr, about fifty miles south of Tangier, and lived there until 1025/1616, when he travelled to Fez to study with the …

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Rodríguez Mediano, Fernando, “ʿAbd al-Qādir b. ʿAlī b. Yūsuf al-Fāsī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 13 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_22591>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: 9789004178533, 2009, 2009-2



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