An Outline of the History of Restriction on Ijtihad
. Al-Maqrizi, al-Khutat, iii, 332, and there it is: "Then came after the Tabi'un (r), the fuqaha' of the towns . . . ."
. As already pointed out (in note 22), he is other than `Uthman ibn Muslim al-Batti. The author of Khulasat al-Tahdhib describes him as: `Uthman ibn `Umar ibn Musa ibn `Abd Allah ibn Ma'mar al-Taymi al-Ma'mari, the qadi of Madinah ....
. Al-Maqrizi, al-Khutat, ii, 334.
. Shadharat al-dhahab, v, 348.
. Al-Maqrizi, al-Khutat, ii, 344.
. Al-Maqrizi, al-Khutat, ii, 344, with slight interpolation.
. Al-Shirmah, a city in the region of Dimyat near the Mediterranean [-by the author (quddisa sirruh)]
. A word here is not legible, and the complete name of this treatise could not be traced.
. There is a note on the margin here missing from the photocopy. It will hopefully be included in the next edition.
. Riyad al-'ulama, ms., folio 530. We have referred to some parts of this manuscript in Ayatullah Mar'ashi Library at Qumm.