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ʿAbd al-Ghanī l-Nābulusī
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ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʿīl ibn ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʿīl l-Nābulusī

Date of Birth: 1641

Place of Birth: Damascus

Date of Death: 1731

Place of Death: Damascus


An eminent theologian, jurist, poet, Sufi, and great commentator on Ibn ʿArabī’s (d. 1240) mystical thought, ʿAbd al-Ghanī l-Nābulusī was one of the most illustrious intellectual figures of the 17th- and 18th-century Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire. He served as judge in…

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Demiri, Lejla, “ʿAbd al-Ghanī l-Nābulusī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 31 October 2020 <>

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