Shams al-Din b. 'Abd ar-Rahman ibn 'Umar al-Maqdisi (d. 682), nephew of Muwaffaq al-Din "Ibn Quddama"

Nephew of Muwaffaq al-Din, teacher of al-Nawawi and Ibn Taymiyya. One of hte great commentators of al-Mughni, as well as the text al-Muqni`a and the Mukhtasir   of Imaam al-Khiraqi RH. A very shy and humble man, he had to be forced to assume   the position of grand Qaadi of Syria when it was clear that his knowledge warranted such a promotion. [hts]

First Hanbali Chief Justice of Syria following the reform of the judiciary by Baibars

Ibn Taimiyah was barely seventeen, when Qadi Al-Maqdisi authorized him to issue Fatwa
[kitaabun: Ibn Taymiyyah bio]

Mentioned in [Necklaces] witnessing about his uncles taking Abdul Qadir’s khirqa

The Quddama family

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