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Al-Shahid al-Awwal

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Personal Information
Full Name Abu 'Abd Allah Shams al-Din Muhammad b. Makki b. Muhammad al-Shami al-'Amili al-Jizzini
Well-Known As Al-Shahid al-Awwal, Al-Shaykh al-Shahid, Ibn Makki
Birth 734/1333-4
Residence Jabal 'Amil, Lebanon
Death Jumada I 9, 786/July 7, 1384
Scholarly Information
Professors Fakhr al-Muhaqqiqin, Najm al-Din Ja'far b. Nama al-Hilli, ...
Students Fadil Miqdad, Hasan b. Sulayman al-Hilli, ...
Works Al-Lum'a al-Dimashqiyya, Al-Durus, Al-Dhikra, ...

Abū ʿAbd Allāh Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Makkī b. Muḥammad al-Shāmī al-ʿĀmilī al-Jizzīnī (Arabic: ابوعبدالله شمس الدین محمد بن مکي بن محمد الشامي العاملي الجزیني), (b. 734/1333-4 - d. 786/1384) known as al-Shahīd al-Awwal (the First Martyr) or al-Shaykh al-Shahīd was a great Shiite jurist and Islamic authority in the 8th/14th century. He was also knowledgeable about Sunni jurisprudence. He traveled to various Islamic countries and was granted some authorities. He has written the jurisprudential book al-Lum'a al-Dimashqiyya. He was martyred by Shi'a's adversaries in 786/1384.