Abd al-Rahman al-Fasi

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Abu Zaid Abd al-Rahman Abu Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Qadir al-Fasi (Arabic: أبو زيد عبد الرحمن أبو محمد بن عبد القادر الفاسي; c. 1631–1685) was a Moroccan writer in the field of law, history, astronomy and music.[1] He wrote some 170 books and has been called the Suyuti of his time. He was a follower of his father, the Sufi saint Abd al-Qadir Ibn Ali Ibn Yusuf al-Fasi (1599–1680).

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  1. ^ Roger Allen and D.S. Richards (ed.), Arabic Literature in the Post-classical Period, Cambridge University Press, 2006 ISBN 978-0-521-77160-3 p. 70

Books by al-Fasi[edit]

  • Hawashi ala Kalam, Fez 1899
  • Ibtihaj al-qulub bi khabar al-Shaykh Abi al-Mahasin wa wa shaykhihi al-Majdhub (a biography of Abu l-Mahasin Yusuf al-Fasi and other Moroccan sheikhs)
  • Sharh al' Amal al-Fasi (treatise on law), lithography, Fes, ed. Al-Matba'a al Maghribiya, 1899
  • Bu Şinaq, translated by Nicolae Dobrişan, ANA, 2nd vol., p. 128–134.
  • al-Djumu fi ilm al-musiqi wa'l tubul (The gatherings in the theory of music and the musical modes)

References[edit]

  • Al-Kattani, Salwat al-Anfas I, 32
  • "Al-Lamiya de az-Zaqqaq, al-'Amal al-Fasi de 'Abd ar-Rahman al-Fasi, y al-'Amal al-Mutlaq de as-Siyilmasi" by Henry Toledano, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 5, 1974.
  • Brockelmann, GAL SII, p. 694
  • Levi Provençal, Chorfa 266
  • John Ralph Willis, In the path of Allah: the passion of al-Hajj Umar, p. 225

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