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Abū al-Fatḥ Ḥusaynī
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Abū al-Fatḥ Ḥusaynī (d. 976/1568), was an Imāmī theologian and jurist, and the son of Mīr Makhdūm ʿArabshāhī Qazwīnī. He was probably also known as Abū al-Fatḥ Sharqa, ostensibly because his lineage could be traced back to the sayyids of al-sharq (the east) (Rūmlū, 443; Afandī, 5/487, 492).

Abū al-Fatḥ was educated in Transoxania under the tutelage of ʿIṣām al-Dīn al-Isfarāyinī (d. 943/1536) (Rūmlū, 443; Qummī, 1/561), and later spent some time teaching in Mashhad. Subsequently, because of a…

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Danesh-amuz, Habibeh and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “Abū al-Fatḥ Ḥusaynī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0063>
First published online: 2015

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