Jamāl al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ibn al-Ḥasan al-Umawī l-Qurashī l-Asnawī Date of Birth: 1304/5 Place of Birth: Asna Date of Death: September 1370 Place of Death: Cairo
Al-Asnawī was a fairly prolific though generally unremarkable writer. He moved from his native town of Asna (Isna) in Upper Egypt to Cairo in 1321/22, where he excelled in his studies, and he soon became a renowned teacher a…
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“Jamāl al-Dīn al-Asnawī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25451>