Muhammad al-Munawi

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ʿAbd al-Ra’ūf ibn Tāj al-ʿArifīn al-Munāwī (also al-Manawī; b. AH 952 / AD 1545; d. AH 1031 / AD 1621) was an Ottoman period Islamic scholar of Cairo, known for his works on the early history of Islam and the history of Sufism in Egypt. He was a disciple of al-Sha`rani. Author of Tawqīf ʿalā Muhammāt al-Taʿārīf.

Works[edit]

  • Fayd al-Qadir Sharh al-Jami` al-Saghir (ed. Beirut: Dar al-Ma‘rifah), commentary on the Jami` by Imam al-Suyuti

References[edit]

  • Johannes Hendrik Kramers; Joseph Schacht (1993). Bosworth, C. E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W. P.; Pellat, Ch., eds. The Encyclopaedia of Islam, New Edition, Volume VII: Mif–Naz. Leiden: E. J. Brill. p. 565. ISBN 90-04-09419-9.