Shihāb al-Dīn Abū l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Idrīs al-Ṣanhājī Date of Birth: 1228 Place of Birth: Bahfashīm, Egypt Date of Death: 1285 Place of Death: Cairo
Abū l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad al-Qarāfī was born in Upper Egypt, from Berber origins. He received his first education in his native village, then moved to Cairo at the age of 15, acquiring the name al-Qarāfī from the al-Qarāfa district where he lived. He rose…
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