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In Search of ʿIzz al-Dīn Aydamir al-Ǧildakī, Mamlūk Alchemist

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This article attempts to establish basic biographical information about the prolific Egyptian alchemist ʿIzz al-Dīn Aydamir al-Ǧildakī, more specifically his birth and death dates and his origin. To this end, the article makes use of and critics manuscripts and secondary sources in order to untangle probable facts from unsubstantiated assumptions. The result moves closer to identifying the time and place, and thus the historical context, for an influential alchemist in the medieval Islamic world.Cet article tente d’établir les informations biographiques de base sur le prolifique alchimiste égyptien ʿIzz al-Dīn Aydamir al-Ǧildakī, en particulier ses dates de naissance et de mort et son origine. À cette fin, l’article utilise et critique des manuscrits et des sources secondaires afin de dégager les données historiques les plus probables des présupposés infondés. Le résultat précise l’identification du temps et du lieu, et donc du contexte historique, de cet alchimiste fondamental dans le monde islamique médiéval.This article is in English.

Affiliations: 1: University of Pennsylvania nharris@sas.upenn.edu

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2017-09-13
2017-10-24

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