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The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age | Episode 21

Season 1, Episode 21 • 31m

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    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.

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    Ibn Daqiq asks the governor that he be able to return to the judiciary with conditions, including dismissal of his deputy, and the governor refuses. The governor’s brothers are angry that he has not dismissed his deputy and they kill him. Then his older brother takes over and Ibn Daqiq is fair in...