PERSON

Jamāl al-Dīn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Khalīl ibn Yūsuf al-Māridīnī

Name (arabic)

جمال الدين عبد الله بن خليل بن يوسف المارديني

Name (translit)

Jamāl al-Dīn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Khalīl ibn Yūsuf al-Māridīnī

Alias

Jamāl al-Dīn al-Mārdīnī
ابى عبد الله جمال الدين المارجينى
جمال الدين المارداني
جمال الدين المارديني

Died

809H/1406J

Student of

Notes

A disciple of Ibn al-Shāṭir (d. 777/1375), and may have been a muwaqqit at the Damascus Umayyad Mosque. He later became a muwaqqit at Cairo. He was also the teacher of Ibn al‐Majdī, one of the major Egyptian astronomers during the first half of the 15th c.. and the maternal grandfather of Sibt al‐Māridīnī.

Number in MAMS

775

ismi_id

8618

References

İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin, and Boris Rozenfeld. 2003. Mathematicians, Astronomers And Other Scholars Of Islamic Civilisation And Their Works (7Th-19Th C.). Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Culture.

P. 261(no. 775).