Sibt ibn al-Jawzi (ca. 1185 - 1256 CE) was the grandson of
Ibn al-Jawzi and was raised by Ibn al-Jawzi in
Baghdad (Keany, 2013:83).
Sibt in Arabic means grandson through one of the grandfather's daughters. After his grandfather's death,
Sibt ibn al-Jawzi moved to Damascus where he was a Preacher as well as a Historian
Keany (2013:83) noted
carefully documented his sources. Sibt ibn al-Jawzi wrote a
23-volume encyclopedic biographical History titled Mirror of time in histories of the notables
(Mir’at al-Zamān fī Tawarīkh al-'Ayān - مرآة الزمان في تواريخ الأعيان)
in Arabic in the 13th century CE.