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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Makrizi, Taki-Ed-Din Ahmed el
Greatest Arabic historian of Egypt, born at Cairo; studied philosophy and theology, and in 1385 won the green turban; occupied several political and ecclesiastical offices; went to Damascus in 1408, but returning to Cairo devoted himself to history, and published among other works an important "History of Egypt and Cairo" (1364-1442).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Makrizi, Taki-Ed-Din Ahmed el'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/makrizi-taki-ed-din-ahmed-el.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.