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Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr
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Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Qādirī l-Ḥanbalī l-Ḥamawī

Date of Birth: Unknown; presumably late 14th century

Place of Birth: Ḥamāh, Syria

Date of Death: Uncertain; after 1428

Place of Death: Unknown


Little is known about this Syrian Ḥanbalī, and even his name is not entirely certain. Steinschneider is unable to read some elements in the unclear manuscript, and it is Brockelmann who provides the full form given here.

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Thomas, David, “Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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