Yaqut Al Hamawi 1179 To 1229

Yaqut Al Hamawi was a Turkish biographer and geographer renowned for his encyclopedic writings on the Muslim world.

Yaqut ibn-'Abdullah al-Rumi al-Hamawi) (1179–1229) was a Turkish biographer and geographer renowned for his encyclopedic writings on the Muslim world. "al-Rumi" ("from Sultanate of Rûm") "al-Hamawi" means that he is from Hama, Syria, and ibn-Abdullah is a reference to his father's name, Abdullah. The word yaqut means ruby in Turkish.

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