sharīf

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descendant of ʿAlī and Fāṭima

Names

  • Arabic: شريف, الشرفاء = sharīf, al-shurafāʾ 1
  • Arabic: الأشراف = al-ashrāf 2
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Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1-2 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997

Sources

  • 1Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:164, 326, 365, 366, 388; 2:47, 229 [Arabic].
    • sharīfs: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 12, 143, 185, 187, 217; II, 313, 484 [English].
  • 2Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:221, 283, 423; 2:26, 27, 224 [Arabic].
    • sharīfs: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 58, 103, 258; II, 290, 292 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “sharīf” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/293.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; and categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account
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