Maqdisi or Muqaddasi (Arabic: مقدسي) is an Arabic nisba implying origin in Jerusalem. The word is derived from the Semitic triliteral root Q-D-S (meaning "holy") to denote the Arabic name for Jerusalem, Al Quds.
Al-Maqdisi (المقدسي) is used as an appellative to refer to a number of people, including:
- Abd al-Ghani al-Maqdisi, classical Sunni Islamic scholar
- Al-Maqdisi, medieval Arab geographer born in Jerusalem
- Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, contemporary Jordanian Muslim cleric
- Diya al-Din al-Maqdisi, a Hanbali Islamic scholar
- Ibn Qudamah, Imam Mawaffaq ad-Din Abdullah Ibn Ahmad Ibn Qudama al-Maqdisi, a Hanbali Islamic scholar
- Kamel al-Budeiri, governor of Ramla district during the laater Ottoman period
It is also used in Arabic names for Jerusalem, such as Bayt al-Maqdis ("holy house").
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