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Aḥmad b. Ibrāhīm al-Shintināwī
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known as Abū Ḥurayba, b. c. 1208/1794; d. 1268/1852.

Sources

Mubārak, Khiṭaṭ, iv, 49-50, a notice of Abū Ḥurayba composed by Sh. Sayyid al-Bājūrī al-Shāfiʿī of al-Azhar, one of his students (Shifāʾ al-qulūb, 106); a translation is given in Delanoue (1982), 324-26; al-Ibāna, 113-14; Tāj al-tafāsīr, tarjama, 8.

Biography

The principal Egyptian khalīfa of Muḥammad ʿUthmān al-Mīrghanī; shaykh at al-Azhar and khaṭīb and imām of the mosque of Umm al-Sulṭān al-Ashraf from 1253/1837-38 until his death. He appears to have b…

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“Aḥmad b. Ibrāhīm al-Shintināwī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 21 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10008_3_3>
First published online: 2016



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