Abd al-Ghani al-Maqdisi

‘Abd al-Ghanī ibn ‘Abd al-Wāḥid al-Jammā’īlī al-Maqdisi (Arabic: عبدالغني المقدسي‎) was a classical Sunni Islamic scholar and a prominent Hadith master.[vague][4][citation needed] His full name was al-Imam al-Hafidh Abu Muhammad Abdul-Ghani ibn Abdul-Wahid al-Jammaʻili al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali. He was born in 541 AH (1146 CE) in the village of Jummail in Palestine. He studied with scholars in Damascus; many of whom were from his own extended family. He studied with many scholars including the Imam of Tasawwuf, Shaykh Abdul Qadir al-Jilani. He was the first person to establish a school on Mount Qasioun near Damascus. He died in 600 AH (1203 CE).[5]

‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Maqdīsi
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TitleTaqi ad-Din
Personal
Born1146 CE/541 AH[citation needed]
Died1203 CE/600 AH[1]
Resting placeAl-Qurafah cemetery
ReligionIslam
EthnicityArab
EraIslamic golden age
RegionAsh-Sham
JurisprudenceHanbali[2]
CreedAthari
Main interest(s)Hadith
Notable work(s)
OccupationIslamic scholar
Muslim leader

He was a relative of Diya al-Din al-Maqdisi, as his mother and Diya al-Din al-Maqdisis grandmother were sisters.[6]

He was the author of Al-Kamal fi Asma' al-Rijal, a collection of biographies of hadith narrators within the Islamic discipline of biographical evaluation.

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  1. ^ USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts[citation needed] Archived August 29, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b A.C. Brown, Jonathan (2009). Hadith: Muhammad's Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Foundations of Islam). Oneworld Publications. p. 61. ISBN 978-1851686636.
  3. ^ Hadith Bibliography Archived March 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b c Ibn al-Jawzi: A Lifetime of Da'wah
  5. ^ "'Abdul Ghani al-Maqdisi عبد الغني المقدسي". Muslim Scholars Database. Arees University, Texas USA. 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2014-09-27.
  6. ^ Drory, 1988, p. 107

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