Islamic scholar, poet, politician and statesman (B.
1874, Afyonkarahisar - D. April 30th, 1957, Istanbul). His father
was the mudarris (teacher) Ahmet Efendi. He received the first education from
his father. He completed his primary and secondary education in Afyonkarahisar.
After the graduation from the major of Ulum-i Aliye-i Diniyye (T.N. a religious
term to define all required religious knowledge) at
Prof. Miras was the first person to come up with the
idea of translation and translation and interpretation of the Koran in Turkish
during the Republican period. As a result of the unanimous acceptance of a law
he submitted to the council, a nine-volume book of tasfir prepared with the
name as "Hak Dini Kur’an Dili"
by Elmalılı Hamdi Yazır was published by the
Presidency of Religious Affairs. In addition to this, his proposal of the
publication of the translation of Buhâri was also
approved by TBMM (T.N. the Grand National Assembly of Turkey). This important
work was published with the translation of the first three volumes by Naim
Ahmed, and the translation of the other nine volumes by Kâmil Miras. Having a very good knowledge of Arabic and Persian, Miras
was one of the most important scholars of hadith raised in
“Ey Müslüman! Şu şadırvan, sanma sâde bir çağlayan
Tanrımızın rahmeti bu, su değildir ondan coşan
Köylerinden fışkıran, hüzne bir nurdan direk
Gönülleri hoş etmede dökülürken süzülerek.”
had three sons, namely Talât, Emin and Sedat. Talât Miras was on the duties of embassy under the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs for many years. Miras was buried in a cemetery
Din-i İslâm Tarihi’nin Emevi ve Abbasi Devirlerine Ait Kısmı, Tarih-i İlm-i Fıkıh, Kur’an ve Tefsir Tarihi, Ahlâk-ı Şer’iyye, Kur’an’ın Cem’i, İlm-i Kelâm Tarihine Ait Tetkikler, Ramazan Musahabeleri.
REFERENCE: İrfan Ünver Nasrattınoğlu / Afyonkarahisarlı Şairler Yazarlar Hattatlar (1971), İrfan Ünver Nasrattınoğlu - Mehmet Sarlık / 75 Yılda Yöneticilerimiz (1998), Prof. Dr. Nesimi Yazıcı / Kâmil Miras - Hayatı ve Eserleri (2002), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, 2007) - Ünlü Bilim Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 2, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).