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The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age | Episode 20

Season 1, Episode 20 • 34m

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  • The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age...

    Iyas ibn Muawiyah judges fairly between an old man and a youth. The governor of the city is pleased with him. The Qadi judges between people and merchants with justice. The governor of the city dies and his son becomes the ruler, and has it in for Qadi Iyas. He asks him to help him in ripping off...

  • The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age...

    The Caliph sits with his assistants and consults them about the issue of Upper Egypt, which has had no judge for seven years. One of them suggests to him the name of Shaykh Ibn Daqiq al-Eid to take the position of judge. He refuses at first, but then his shaykh convinces him to accept the position.

  • The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age...

    Ibn Daqiq accepts the position of judge in return for conditions placed before the governor. At the beginning of his term as a judge, a man comes with a dispute and requests the testimony of the deputy governor. Ibn Daqiq refuses and gives up the position of judge.