Badr al-Dīn Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Jamāʿa Date of Birth: 1241 Place of Birth: Ḥamā, Syria Date of Death: 1333 Place of Death: Cairo
Ibn Jamāʿa was one of the most distinguished Shāfiʿī jurists of his time. He served as chief qāḍī in both Damascus and Cairo, and established his family as a leading power in legal circles in Mamluk society.
He distinguished himself so much as a scholar that in mid-life he was appointed imām of the al-Aqṣā mos…
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“Ibn Jamāʿa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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