ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm al-Ḥasanī
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ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm al-Ḥasanī, Abū al-Qāsim b. ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAlī, a mid-3rd/9th century Shiʿi traditionist.

All the genealogists give his name and nisba (lineage) as ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm b. ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAlī al-Sadīd b. al-Ḥasan b. Zayd b. al-Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib (al-Bukhārī, 24; Ibn ʿInaba, 93; al-Najāshī, 248). There is very little information on his life, but the date of his birth may be reckoned to be sometime around 170–175/787–791, given that he related t…

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Mesgar, Sara Haji Husseini, Lahouti, Hassan and Sajjadi, Sadeq, “ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm al-Ḥasanī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 20 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0013>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 978-90-04-16860-2, 20080710, 978-90-04-17859-5, 20091123, 9789004191655, 20110912

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