Mohammed ibn Zakri al-Fasi
Mohammed Abu Abdallah ibn Abd al-Rahman ibn Zakri al-Fasi (died 1731) was a Moroccan writer of the 18th century. He is the author of commentaries on works of grammar, theology and mysticism, didactic ...
Abu Jafar ibn Atiyya
Abu Jafar ibn Atiyya (died 1158) was a writer and vizier who served four Almohad sultans. He produced a manual for writing official letters which continued to be adopted in both Al-Andalus and the Mag...
Mohammed ibn Nasir
Sidi Mohammed ibn Nasir or Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Ahmed ibn Mohammed ibn al-Hussayn ibn Nasir ibn Amr abu Bakr al-Drawi al-Aghlabi (1603–1674) was a Moroccan Sufi and founder of the Nasiriyya zawiy...
Muhammad al-Arabi al-Darqawi
Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Arabi al-Darqawi (1760–1823) was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Shadhili tariqa and the author of letters concerning the dhikr he preached and instructions for daily life. He s...
Khnata bent Bakkar
Dowager Sultana Khnata bent Bakkar (خناتة بنت بكار), (died 1754), was de facto ruler of Morocco from 1727 to ca. 1754. Also known as Hinata binti Bakar al-Gul, she acted as First Minister and Secretar...
Ahmad ibn Idris al-Fasi
Ahmad Ibn Idris al-Araishi al-Alami al-Idrisi al-Hasani (1760–1837) was a Sufi and scholar, active in Morocco, the Hejaz, Egypt, and Yemen. His main concern was the revivification of the sunna or prac...
Ibn Abbad al-Rundi
Ibn Abbad al-Rundi (in full, Abu 'abd Allah Muhammad Ibn Abi Ishaq Ibrahim An-nafzi Al-himyari Ar-rundi) (1333–1390) was one of the leading Sufi theologians of his time who was born in Ronda. Attracte...
Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi
Abu Ali al-Hassan ibn Masud al-Yusi (1631–1691) was a Moroccan Sufi writer. He is considered to be the greatest Moroccan scholar of the seventeenth century and was a close associate of the first Alaou...
Abul Hasan ash-Shadhili
Abu al-Hasan ash-Shadhili (Arabic: أبو الحسن الشاذلي‎) (full name: Abu al-Hasan ʿAlee ibn ʿAbd Allaah ibn ʿAbd al-Jabbaar al-Hasanī wal-Husaynī ash-Shadhili) aka Sheikh Shazly (Shazli) [593 ...