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Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz Efendi
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Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz (Qaraçelebizāde ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz) Efendi (1000–68/1591–2–1657–8), an Ottoman şeyhülislam (shaykh al-Islām) and historian, was born in Bursa, into the well-known ulema (ʿulamāʾ) family of the Karaçelebizades. He was brought up by his elder brother, Mehmed (Meḥmed) Efendi, and studied canonical law under Şeyhülislam Sunullah (Ṣunʿullāh) Efendi (d. 1021/1612), after which he became a müderris (mudarris, teacher) and served in various medreses in Bursa, Edirne, and Istanbul, including one in the Süleymaniye kü…

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İnan, Kenan, “Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz Efendi”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 23 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_32995>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2

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