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ʿĀ’ishah bint Yūsuf al-Bāʿūniyyah (born Damascus; died Damascus on the sixteenth of Dhū al-Qa‘dah 922/December 1517) was a Sufi master and poet.<ref name="Qutbuddin"/> She is almost the only medieval female Islamic mystic to have recorded her own views in writing,{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} and she 'probably composed more works in Arabic than any other woman prior to the twentieth century'.{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} 'In her the literary talents and Ṣūfi tendencies of her family reached full fruition'.<ref name="Khalidi"/>

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