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The author had gained name and fame through this book because it attracted the attention of Orientalists in early nineteenth century. The translator, a well-known scholar, Mr. Then he published its English translation. As he has not properly transliterated the oriental names, necessary correction have been made in their orthography. Its usefulness is obvious in the statement of an oriental scholar Mr.

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The author had gained name and fame through this book because it attracted the attention of Orientalists in early nineteenth century. The translator, a well-known scholar, Mr. Then he published its English translation. As he has not properly transliterated the oriental names, necessary correction have been made in their orthography. Its usefulness is obvious in the statement of an oriental scholar Mr.

Brockelmann- "It is one of the most important aids to the study of biographical and literary history. From its first appearance till the present day its reputation has continued and undiminished. It will provide with valuable materials to the Islamic research students as well as teachers and historians.

By his talents and his writings he received the title of the most learned man and the ablest historian of that city. He studied jurisprudence at Mosul and after a brief stay at Damascus, settled in Cairo, where he gained pre-eminence as a jurist, a theologian, and a grammarian. He married in CE. He left Cairo to become judge kadi of Damascus in CE. When he was removed later, he returned to Cairo to take up a professorship and to act as deputy to the chief judge.

He returned to Damascus to a triumphant welcome to become kadi again, a post he relinquished in CE, one year before his death. It has always been considered as a work of highest importance for the civil and literary history of the Muslim people. It is of enormous scope—the English translation by Mac Guckin de Slane occupies over 2, pages— and it is not surprising that later Arabic historians filled their pages with extracts from his work, and that Arabic rhetoricians, grammarians, and compilers of anecdotes have taken choice passages from it.

Khallikan restricted his coverage to those persons who held a conspicuous place in the Muslim world. The pages are full of accounts of individuals who have risen to or fallen from power by intrigue or force, of leaders of military campaigns, of learned men, and of poets.

Some historians have in fact criticized him for his concision in recounting the lives of men eminent for the learning in religious law compared with the many pages he might devote to a poet or a literary man. It is also noticeable that he prefers to relate anecdotes illustrating the humanistic character of his subjects rather than describing their lives in full. It is these features that make his work of wider interest to the world outside of Islam.

The very long Arabic names included contain the genealogy of the person named, and are thus important in a biographical work.

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Ibn Khallikān

It seemed as if my heart were in it. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution. Ibn Khallikan — Oxford Reference When he drew up verses, he put to shame the row of pearls on a necklace, and produced a poem more beautiful than robes of flowered silk; and yet his evil fortune domineered over him, and the days of his existence never brightened up. He married in CE.

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Ibn Khallikân

The author worked on the tome from to , compiling names, genealogies, and histories of prominent or conspicuous men in the Islamic world. The final work was translated into English by William Mac Guckin de Slane and is longer than 2, pages. It has been quoted by many Arabic rhetoricians and grammarians in other works, as it is considered one of the most important records of Arabic history ever written. Here, separated into four volumes, the Biographical Dictionary is an essential work for any student of Muslim culture and literature. Volume I includes: An Introduction by Mac Guckin de Slane; the Preface by the author; passages in the original Arabic; a detailed index of all biographies; notes from the translator for each biography; and genealogies of hundreds of Muslim figures, including Osama Ibn Murshid, Jaafar the Barmekide, Muhammad Ibn Habib, and Shawar. He became a well-respected judge in Cairo, eventually becoming a chief judge in Damascus in

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Ibn Khallikan

Sources Biographer. Ibn Khallikan was the author of one of the best-known Arabic biographical dictionaries, an important source of information on notable Muslims who are not mentioned in other collections. The book also includes much interesting information about Muslim life during the medieval period. Early Life.

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