The following brief assessment of Shawkat is based on Kerr to Eden, 4 January 1938, FO 371/21853/E 435; Basri, A'lam
al-Siyasa, 141-5; al-Swaydi, Wujuh Iraqiyya, 124-6.
radio presenter Samer Ruweishid was arrested by the Palestinian Intelligence Services in Hebron city; he remains in custody.
748/1348), Siyar a'lAm al-nubala' and Tarikh al-islam.
In his biographical dictionary Siyar a'lam al-nubala', Shams al-Din Muhammad b.
al-Dharia ila tasanif al-shi'a, 3 vols.
288/901), wrote a refutation of al-Shafi'i; see Shams al-Din Abu 'Abd Allah al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam
Extraits du kitab a'lam
al-nubuwwa d' Abu Hatim al Razi," Orientalia 5 (1936): 35-56, 358-78; Abu Hatim al-Razi, A'lam
al-nubuwwa (Tehran: Royal Iranian Philosophical Society, 1977); W.
200 or 201/815-17) of Iraq: see Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam
al-nubala', 11 th printing, 28 vols, (Beirut: Mu'assasat al-Risala.
sunan wa-l-masanid, 161; Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam
Similar to what we find in the case of the two published editions of Suhrawardi's A'lam al-huda wa-'aqldat arbdb al-ruqa, (13) any close reading of the text required recourse to multiple manuscripts.
735/1334-35), an important text which, although quoting extensively from both Suhrawardi's (Awarif and A'lam.
Later, Hiskil would occupy the post of finance minister in several Iraqi cabinets of the 1920s; on Hiskil, see Mir Basri, A'lam al-Yahud fi al-'lraq al-Hadith (Jerusalem: Rabitat al-Jami'iyyin al-Yahud al-Nazihin min al-'Iraq, 1983), 1: 28-37.
On Ezra Haddad see Basri, A'lam al-Yahud, 1: 78-79.
Al-Yafi'i, Mir'at, 3: 96; Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam
forty trustworthy reports whose soundness Dawud denied" (Siyar a'lam
al-nubala', Shu'ayb al-Arna'ut, et al.