Sharaf al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Muʾmin ibn Khalaf ibn Abī-l-Hasan al-Dimyāṭī
Date of Birth: 1217
Place of Birth: Island of Tūnā near Damietta
Date of Death: 1306
Place of Death: Cairo
Al-Dimyāṭī was known as a leading traditionist in 13th-century Egypt. As a young man he travelled throughout the Middle East in search of traditions, and later settled in Cairo, where he taught at leading institutions.
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