Diya' al-Din Muhammad b. `Abd al-Wahid al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali (d. 643 H.)

Hadith scholar and historian, student of al-Jawzi, narrated from over 500 shuyukh. He was originally salihi, born and died in Damasus. He built Madrasa al-Zhîâniyyah at the foot of the Qasioun mountain and donated to it his books a waqf.

Buried in his home in Salihiyya. A mosque is erected by the side of his tomb.

Ziarat al-Sham


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