Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn Qazghali al-Hanafi (d. 654 H.)
("sibt", daughter's son) of the great Hanbali
scholar Abul-Faraj Ibn Al-Jawzi (d. 597),
whose lineage goes back to sayyiduna Abu Bakr al-Siddiq. Born in
Baghdad and raised in the Hanbali tradition, he later studied the
Hanafi school in Mosul.
|He passed away in in his home on Mount Qaysiun in Damascus, and was buried there.|
|His most famous works are:
- Mir’at al-zaman, on History, comprising forty volumes long in his own handwriting.
- al-Intisar wa al-Tarjih li al-Madhhab al-Sahih - in praise of Abu Hanifa and his school.
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Wikipedia, GF Haddad: Ibn al-Jawzi
Al-Jawzi (d. 597 in Baghdad)
Abu al-Faraj ibn al-Jawzi al-Qurashi al-Taymi al-Bakri al-Baghdadi al-Hanbali al-Ash`ari (509/510-597)
His lineage: `Abd al-Rahman ibn `Ali ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn `Ubayd Allah ibn `Abd Allah ibn Hammadi ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ja`far ibn `Abd Allah ibn al-Qasim ibn al-Nadr ibn al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn `Abd Allah ibn al-Faqih `Abd al-Rahman ibn al-Faqih al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Khalifat Rasul Allah -- Allah bless and greet him -- Abi Bakr al-Siddiq.
He was, with Shaykh `Abd al-Qadir al-Gilani, the imam of Hanbalis and foremost orator of kings and princes in his time whose gatherings reportedly reached one hundred thousand, a hadith master, philologist, commentator of Qur'an, expert jurist, physician, and historian of superb character and exquisite manners.
He was teacher to his grandson - Sibt al-Jawzi - as well as some of the greatest Hanbali hadith masters and jurists such as Muwaffaq al-Din Ibn Qudama, Ibn al-Najjar, and Diya' al-Din al-Maqdisi (d. 643 H.)
Ibn al-Jawzi took a staunch Ash`ari stance in doctrine, with his landmark work Daf` Shubah al-Tashbih bi Akuff al-Tanzih ("Rebuttal of the Insinuations of Anthropomorphism at the Hands of Divine Transcendence"), also known as al-Baz al-Ashhab al-Munqadd `ala Mukhalifi al-Madhhab ("The Flaming Falcon Swooping Down on the Dissenters of the [Hanbali] School")
Other famous works of his are
- Al-Mawdu'at al-Kubra (collection of fabricated hadith)- Zad Al-Masir (Provision for the journey ).
GF Haddad: Ibn al-Jawzi