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Şanizade Ataullah Efendi
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Şanizade Mehmed Ataullah Efendi (Şānīzāde Meḥmed ʿAṭāʾ Allāh, 1182/1769 or 1184–1242/1771–1826) was an Ottoman kadı (qāḍī), physician, historian, polymath, and polyglot. His father was Kadı Şanizade Mehmed Sadik Efendi (Ṣādıq, d. 1206/1791–2). Şanizade studied in a medrese (madrasa, religious college), the location of which is not specified in sources, and became a müderris (mudarris, medrese professor) on 18 Muharrem (Muḥarram) 1200/21 November 1785. He also studied in the medical medrese of the Süleymaniye mosque in Istanbul. Prior to his appointment as hekimbaşı (ḥekīmbāş…

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Acıduman, Ahmet, “Şanizade Ataullah Efendi”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 23 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_23856>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 9789004435971, 20210901, 2021-5

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