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Sunbulzāde Wehbī
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, a Turkish poet and scholar of the latter half of the eighteenth century.

Meḥmed b. Rās̲h̲id b. Meḥmed Efendi Wehbī was born in Marʿas̲h̲ in the province of Aleppo; he belonged to the prominent local family of Sunbulzāde, which had already produced several muftīs including the grandfather of our poet, Meḥmed, muftī in Marʿas̲h̲ and author of several works including the S̲h̲ērḥ al-As̲h̲bāh al-musammā bi-Tawfīḳi ’llāh, Nūr al-ʿ-Ain and Kitāb al-Tanzīhāt. His father Rās̲h̲id also was a learned man and collaborated in Aleppo with the poet Saiyid Wehbī. As one of the …

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Björkman, W., “Sunbulzāde Wehbī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5538>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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