Al-Biqāʿī
(600 words)

Burhān al-Dīn Abū l-Ḥasan Ibrāhīm ibn ʿUmar ibn al-Ḥasan al-Rubāṭ al-Biqāʿī

Date of Birth: 1406/7

Place of Birth: Khirbit Rūḥa, Lebanon

Date of Death: 1480

Place of Death: Damascus

Biography

Al-Biqāʿī was born in a small village in the Lebanese mountains. Following a feud in 1418, in which some of his closest male relatives, including his father, were killed, his mother fled with him to Damascus. There he st…

Cite this page
Thomas, David, “Al-Biqāʿī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25820>
First published online: 2010



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