Al-Ṣafī Abū l-Faḍāʾil Mājid ibn al-ʿAssāl Date of Birth: Unknown; second half of the 12th century Place of Birth: Cairo Date of Death: Most likely between 1253 and 1275 Place of Death: Cairo
Al-Ṣafī ibn al-ʿAssāl was from a rich and famous family from Miṣr (Old Cairo) (and not from Sadamant [Beni Suef] as many scholars believe). Al-Ṣafī’s father's first wife died and he remarried. Al-Ṣafī was probably…
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“Al-Ṣafī ibn al-ʿAssāl”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24904>