fl. early to mid 17th cent.
He was born in the Gezira and was first taught by his maternal uncle, al-Masallamī w. Abī Wanaysa (K. al-ṭabaqāt, 78-79), a pupil of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Jābir (q.v.). He also studied for seven years with ʿAbd al-Raḥmān w. Ḥamadtō (K. al-ṭabaqāt, 256-57). He taught the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl in the Gezira region and was a specialist in farāʿiḍ. He was buried at al-Ghabiyya together with his unc…