Usāma ibn Murshid ibn ‘Alī Date of Birth: 1095 Place of Birth: Shayzar Date of Death: 16 November 1188 Place of Death: Damascus
Usāma is the best known of the Banū Munqidh clan of Shayzar. He lived in the town from his birth until 1131, when he joined the ruler Zangī at Aleppo and, due to a family dispute over the succession, returned only once, the occasion of his father’s death and also the…
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“Usāma ibn Munqidh”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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