, Aḥmad b. Aḥmad b. Salāma , S̲h̲ihāb al-Dīn , an Arab author, pupil of the celebrated S̲h̲āfiʿī
faḳīh S̲h̲ams al-Dīn (al-S̲h̲ams) al-Ramlī (d. 1004/1596), was regarded in his day as an unchallenged authority and died towards the end of S̲h̲awwāl 1069/July 1659. He composed numerous works, of which 21 have survived, in the fields of
fiḳh , geography, medicine, secret sciences and
adab . To the 17 works mentioned by Brockelmann, II, 364, we have to add: 1. a
Kitāb al-Mud̲j̲arrabāt in Göttingen (see
Verzeichn. der Hss. im Preuss. Staate ,
Göttingen, iii, Berlin 1894, no. 100); 2.