Date of Birth: Around 1704 Place of Birth: Palembang, Sumatra Date of Death: Around 1789 Place of Death: Unknown; possibly Arabia
ʿAbd al-Ṣamad al-Palimbānī was born in Palembang, Sumatra, to a father who had migrated from Yemen and who was initially a local teacher of Islam before taking up the position of mufti in Kedah, Malaya. As a young man, ʿAbd al-Ṣamad retraced his family’s footstep…
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Riddell, Peter G.,
“ʿAbd al-Ṣamad al-Palimbānī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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