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Nūr al-Dīn al-Rānīrī
(720 words)

Nūr al-Dīn ibn ʿAlī ibn Ḥasanjī ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥamīd al-Shāfiʿī l-Ashʿarī l-ʿAydarūsī l-Rānīrī

Date of Birth: Late 16th century

Place of Birth: Rānīr (present-day Rander), Gujarat, India

Date of Death: 21 September 1658

Place of Death: India

Biography

Information about the early life of Nūr al-Dīn al-Rānīrī is limited. His full name points to his likely place of birth, his identification with the Shāfiʿī legal school and his having studied taṣaww…

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Riddell, Peter, “Nūr al-Dīn al-Rānīrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26849>



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