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Abd al-Ghani al-Maqdisi

Muslim scholar
Abdul-Ghani al-Maqdisi
al-Maqdisi handwriting
Title Taqi ad-Din
Born 1146 CE/541 AH
Died 1203 CE/600 AH[1]
Resting place Al-Qurafah cemetery
Ethnicity Arab
Era Islamic golden age
Region Ash-Sham
Religion Islam
Jurisprudence Hanbali
Creed Sunni
Main interest(s) Hadith
Notable work(s)

al-Kamal fi ma`rifat al-rijal[2][3]

and Umdat al-Ahkam[3]

ʻAbd al-Ghanī ibn ʻAbd al-Wāḥid al-Jammāʻīlī al-Maqdisi (Arabic: عبدالغاني المقديسي‎) was a classical Sunni Islamic scholar and a prominent Hadith master.[3] 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).[4]

See also


  1. ^ USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
  2. ^ Hadith Bibliography
  3. ^ a b c Ibn al-Jawzi: A Lifetime of Da'wah
  4. ^ Abdul Ghani al-Maqdisi عبد الغني المقدسي"'". Muslim Scholars Database. Arees University, Texas USA. 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2014-09-27. 
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