Ibn Ashir

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Abdul Wahid Ibn Ashir
TitleIbn Ashir
Born1582 CE (990 AH)
Died1631 CE (1040 AH)
EraSaadi dynasty
JurisprudenceSunni Maliki
Main interest(s)Fiqh
Notable work(s)Al-Murshid al-Mu'een

Ibn Ashir (1582 – 1631 CE) (AH 990 – 1042 AH ) known as Imam Ibn Ashir or simply Ibn Ashir was a prominent jurist in the Maliki school from Fes. His Murshid al-Mu'een is arguably the best known of the Maliki texts in the Islamic world. It is still widely sung and memorised in madrasas and Quranic schools throughout North Africa to this day.

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