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Ṭas̲h̲köprüzāde
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, the name of a family of Ottoman Turkish scholars who stemmed from the village of Ṭas̲h̲ Köprü (“stone bridge”) near Ḳasṭamūnī [q.v.] in northern Anatolia. Famous members of the family include:

1. Muṣliḥ al-Dīn Muṣṭafā , preceptor of Sultan Selīm I [q.v.].

He was born at Ṭas̲h̲ Köprü in 857/1453, and died on 12 S̲h̲awwāl 935/19 July 1529 in Istanbul. He studied…

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Fleming, Barbara, Babinger, F. and Woodhead, Christine, “Ṭas̲h̲köprüzāde”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 15 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7429>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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