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Abū al-Qāsim al-Taymī
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Abū al-Qāsim al-Taymī, Ismāʿīl b. Muḥammad b. Faḍl b. ʿAlī b. Aḥmad b. Ṭāhir al-Ṭalḥī, entitled Qawām al-Sunna and Shaykh al-Islām (457–535/1065–1141), was a traditionist and exegete from Iṣfahān as well as the author of a book on the doctrines of traditionists. He is said to have been known as ‘Shaykh Ismāʿīl-i Jawzī’ in Iṣfahān. As al-Samʿānī says, ‘Jawzī’ means ‘little bird (chicken)’ in the Iṣfahāni dialect (3/408). His maternal ancestry can be traced back to th…

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Ansari, Hassan, Negahban, Farzin and Translated by Azar Rabbani, “Abū al-Qāsim al-Taymī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0126>
First published online: 2015

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