Abū al-Faḍl Jaʻfar ibn ʻAlī al-Dimashqī
أبو الفضل جعفر بن علي الدمشقي
Al-Dimishqi was an economist who flourished in Damascus and other places in Syria. He composed the Kitab al-Ishara ila Mahasin al-Tijara wa Matrifa al-Jayyid al-Atrad wa Radiha wa Ghushush al-Mudallisin Fiha or Book Explaining the Benefits of Commerce and the Knowledge of Good and Bad Qualities [of wares] and the Falsifications of Counterfeiters.
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