Al-Būṣīrī

AL-BŪṢĪRĪ, whose full name is Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʿīd al-Būṣīrī al-Ṣanhājī, was born c. 1212 in Abūṣīr or Dilāṣ, Egypt and died c. 1295, Alexandria. He was an Arabic poet of Berber descent and a Sufi mystic of the Shadhili order.