Ibrāhīm b. ʿAbd Allāh
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, full brother of Muḥammad [q.v.] called al-Nafs al-Zakiyya, who rebelled with him against the ʿAbbāsid caliph al-Manṣūr in 145/762-3. Their father ʿAbd Allāh, the son of al-Ḥasan (al-Mut̲h̲annā) b. al-Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib and of Fāṭima bint al-Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī, was thus Ḥasanid through his father and Ḥusaynid through his mother, which earned him the by-name of al-Maḥḍ (of pure blood). He was considered as the s̲h̲ayk̲h̲ of the Hās̲h̲imites (ʿAlids and ʿAbbāsids) as well as of the Ḥasanids, since he enjoyed great authority after his father al-Ḥasan died duri…

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Veccia Vaglieri, L., “Ibrāhīm b. ʿAbd Allāh”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 28 September 2016 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3434>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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