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Ghāzī ibn al-Wāsiṭī
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Shihāb al-Dīn Ghāzī ibn Aḥmad ibn al-Wāsiṭī

Date of Birth: Unknown; mid 13th-century

Place of Birth: Aleppo

Date of Death: 1312

Place of Death: Aleppo


Little is known about Ghāzī ibn al-Wāsiṭī. He was employed for a time by al-Malik al-Ashraf of Homs (r. 1245-62), the last of the Ayyūbid rulers of that town, and his time there seems to have been ended by the arrival of the Mongols. He moved to …

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Mallett, Alex, “Ghāzī ibn al-Wāsiṭī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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