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ʿAbd Allāh b. Khāzim
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ʿAbd Allāh b. Khāzim, Abū Ṣāliḥ (d. in 72/691), was an Arab general (sardār) and governor of Khurāsān in the time of the Umayyads. His nisba, al-Sulamī, indicates that he was from the tribe of Banū Sulaym, a branch of the Qays tribal group (see Ibn al-Kalbī, 401; al-Balādhurī, Ansāb, 13/301, 310; Ibn Ḥazm, 262).

ʿAbd Allāh b. Khāzim was sometimes called Ibn ʿAjlā after his mother, and was occasionally known contemptuously as Ibn Sawdāʾ (see Abū ʿUbayda, 1/370, 372; al-Jāḥiẓ, Rasāʾil, 1/191, 225; al-Balādhurī, Ansāb, 13/313; al-Ṭabarī, 5/178). He is initially mentioned in reports…

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Zarrinkoub, Ruzbeh and Translated by Hassan Lahouti, “ʿAbd Allāh b. Khāzim”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0034>
First published online: 2015

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