Allamah Ismail Pasha al-Baghdadi in his book ‘Hedyat al-Arfeen’ Volume 2 page 482 records:

الموفق بن أحمد بن محمد المكي الحنفي المعروف بخطيب خوارزم ولد سنة 484 وتوفي سنة 568 صنف مناقب الإمام أبو حنيفة

Al-Mawafaq bin Ahmad bin Muhammad al-Makki al-Hanafi, known as Khateeb Khuwarzam, he was born in year 484 and died in year 568, he authored (book) about the merits of Imam Abu Hanifa.

Imam Dahabi in his book “al-Mukhtasar men Tarikh ibn al-Dubithi” page 350 records:

الموفق بن أحمد بن محمد المكي أبو المؤيد خطيب الخوارزم : أديب فاضل بارع خطب بجامع خوارزم مدة طويلة وأنشأ الخطب وأقرأ الناس وتخرج به جماعة

Al-Mawafaq bin Ahmad bin Muhammad al-Makki Abu al-Muayad Khateeb Khuwarzam. Lecturer, pious, skillful, he preached in mosque of Khuwarzam for a long time, he established preaching and taught the people recitation and a group (of scholars) graduated under his teaching.

In his another book “Tarikh al-Islam” Volume 39 page 326, Imam al-Dahabi records similar words:

الموفق بن أحمد بن محمد أبو المؤيد المكي ، العلامة ، خطيب خوارزم. كان أديبا فصيحا مفوها خطب بخوارزم دهرا وأنشأ الخطب وأقرأ الناس وتخرج به جماعة

Al-Mawafaq bin Ahmad bin Muhammad Abu al-Mu’ayad al-Makki, the scholar, the preacher of Khuwarzam. He was lecturer, eloquent, addressed in Khuwarzam for a long time, he established preaching and taught the people recitation and a group (of scholars) graduated under his teaching.

 

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