Abū Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd al- Damīrī l-Dīrīnī l-Miṣrī
Date of Birth: 1215
Place of Birth: Dīrīn, western Egypt
Date of Death: 1295 or 1297
Place of Death: Dīrīn
Al-Dīrīnī was known in his native Egypt as a Qur’an commentator, jurist, theologian, historian and preacher. He was also known as an ascetic who wandered from place to place with no fixed abode.
He wrote on a range of subjects, among them tafsīr, law and asceticism.