Sibt ibn al-Jawzi
Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn Qazghali al-Hanafi (d. 654 H.)

Grandson ("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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Ibn 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 ).

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