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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 rela…

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Sadeq Sajjadi, Translated by Hassan Lahouti and Haji Husseini Mesgar, Sara, “ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm al-Ḥasanī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0013>
First published online: 2015

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