, Wafayat, 1:44, and Ibn Taghribirdi, Nujum, 2: 378, give the name in this form.
Ibn [subset]Asakir, V: 208-11; Ibn Khallikan
, Wafayat al-[a.
The earliest sources (al-Mundhiri, Ibn Khallikan
, as well as al-Safadi) know Ibn al-Farid primarily as a poet and religious scholar.
The burial ground that took its name from al-Mu afa was the resting place of prominent local scholars in the seventh Islamic century; see Ibn Khallikan
, Wafayat al-a yan (Beirut, 1977), 5:280; and Ibn al-Mustawfi, Ta rikh Irbil (Baghdad, 1980), 1:129.
goes on to say that Ibn al-Rawandi wrote a treatise on kalam, that he was among the distinguished men (fudala) of his time, and that he wrote some one-hundred-and-fourteen books.
In 1936, he and Aziz Salim opened an art show on the balcony of the Ibn Khallikan
school in Erbil.
The anecdotes about al-Farabi in al-Tabari's al-Mualajat al-buqratiyya and in the biobibliographical sources appear to be independent from one another, that is, al-Tabari's stories do not figure in Ibn Abl Usaybia, al-Zawzani, or Ibn Khallikan
, although they fit the personality profile that the latter establish.
These Kurdish authors, thinkers, and scientists who wrote in foreign languages rather than Kurdish include Ibn Khallikan
(an Islamic sociologist in the 13th century); Ibn Sirin (the first Muslim scientist who interpreted the psychology of dreams centuries before Sigmund Freud); Ahmed Shawqi (who pioneered the modern Egyptian literary movement and was named the Prince of Poets); Qassim Amin (the first cultural man in the East who defended women's rights); Nezami Ganjavi (a famous Iranian epic poet of centuries ago); Yashar Kamal (a famous novelist in Turkey); Yilmaz Guney (a Turkish film producer and director); and Salim Barakat (a great Syrian author).
, Walayat al-a'yan wa-anba' abna' al-zaman, ed.
Al-Kindi, Wulat, 226; Ibn Khallikan
, Wafayat al-a'yan, 1: 281; al-Dawadari, Kanz al-durar, 5: 282; Ibn al-Mulaqqin, Nuzhat al-nuzzar, 129-30, 132; Ibn Taghribirdi, al-Nujam al-zahira, 3: 19, 52; al-Nuwayri, Kitab al-Ilmam, ed 'A.
In Chapter Three, after motivating the problem of how to derive the divine law from its foundational texts, Waines uses the important biographical dictionary of Ibn Khallikan
al-Jawzi, Mir[contain]at al-zaman, 8(2):757-58; Abu Shama, Dhayl, 175-76; and Ibn Khallikan
, Wafayat al-a[subset]yan, ed.