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Taqī l-Dīn Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn ʿAbd al-Kāfī l-Subkī

Date of Birth: 1284

Place of Birth: Subk, Nile Delta, Egypt

Date of Death: 1355

Place of Death: Cairo


Taqī l-Dīn al-Subkī (the father of Tāj al-Dīn al-Subkī) was born in one or other of the villages named Subk in the Nile Delta. He studied law in Cairo under Abū l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn al-Rifʿa (d. 1310; q.v.), and then himself taught in Alexandria a…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Subkī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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