Turabt Bani Al-Shihna
Aleppo, Syria

Al-Shihna's mausoleum located northeast of Madrasa al-Firdaws. There are several mausoleums in that area outside the city wall built during the Mamluk period. A clear indication of the Mamluks' features can be seen on the facade.

A number of scholars come from Al-Shihna family such as Muhib al-Din, Ibn al-Shihna al-Halabi ( 749 - 815 / 1348 - 1412 AH), who served a number of times as a judge in Aleppo and also served as a judge in Damascus and Cairo. Another scholar from the family, Abi al-Fadel, Ibn al-Shihna al-Halabi (1402-1485 / 804-890 AH) is known for his book al-Durr al-Muntakhab fi Tarikh Mamlakit Halab.

.. Rami Alafandi, AKDC@MIT, April 2023


Al-Ghazzi, Kamil. Nahr al-Dhahab fi Tarikh Halab. 3 vols. 2nd ed. Edited by Shawqi Shaʿth and Mahmud Fakhuri. Aleppo: Dar al-Qalam al-ʿArabi, 1991–93. Orig. ed. Aleppo: Al-Matbaʿa al-Maruniyya, 1922–26.

Al-Zirikly, Khayr al-Din. Al-Aʻlam. Dar al-ʿilm Llmalaiyyn. 2002.

Ibn al-Shihna, Abi al-Fadel. al-Durr al-muntakhab fi tariikh Mamlakat halab. Damascus: Dar al-Kitab al-ʿArabi. 1984

Aleppo, Syria
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تربة بني الشحنة
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