Front cover image for Ibn Khallikan's biographical dictionary

Ibn Khallikan's biographical dictionary

The first general Islamic biographical lexicon, not confined to groups of persons or geographical places, which contains in alphabetical order the lives of the most celebrated persons of Muslim history and literature, excepting the Prophet, the first four Caliphs, the other Companions and their immediate students. This monumental work was created between 1256 - 1274 CE, and was continually improved with marginal notes by the author
Print Book, English, 1970
Librairie du Liban, Beirut, 1970
4 volumes 25 cm
At head of title: Kitāb wafayāt al-aʻyān
Reprint of the ed. published in Paris, 1842-43
Translation of Wafayāt al-aʻyān
Text in English, translated from the Arabic