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Ahmad al-Suhrawardi [Aḥmad ibn al-Shaykh al-Suhrawardī al-Bakrī]locked

(b Baghdad; fl 1302–28).

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Calligrapher. He came from a well-known family of mystics and was probably the grandson of the Sufi master Shihab al-Din Abu Hafs ‛Umar al-Suhrawardi (1145–1234). He was often called Shaykhzada (‘Son of the shaykh’). Ahmad was one of the six disciples of Yaqut al-Musta‛simi...

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