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Abū al-Faḍl al-Tamīmī
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Abū al-Faḍl al-Tamīmī, ʿAbd al-Wāḥid b. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz b. al-Ḥārith b. Asad (341–410/952–1020), a Ḥanbalī scholar. He was born into a learned family in Baghdad: his grandfather, al-Ḥārith, had been a traditionist, and his father was one of the leading Ḥanbalīs in Baghdad (see al-Khaṭīb, 10/461; for further details regarding his genealogy, see al-Maqqarī, 3/121).

In Baghdad, he learnt the Islamic sciences from his father and from scholars of different tendencies, encompassing both extremist Ḥanbalīs on the one hand and Shiʿi scholars on the other. He …

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated by Maryam Rezaee, “Abū al-Faḍl al-Tamīmī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0127>
First published online: 2015

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