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Abū Rashīd al-Nīsābūrī
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Abū Rashīd al-Nīsābūrī, Saʿīd b. Muḥammad (b. before 345/956, d. after 415/1024), was a Persian theologian and follower of the Muʿtazilī school of Baṣra. His grandfather's name is recorded as Saʿīd in the manuscript of al-Masāʾil (Ahlwardt, 4/448, no. 5125) and as al-Ḥasan b. Ḥātim in Lisān al-mīzān (Ibn Ḥajar, 3/292). Information on his life is scant, and much of what is available can be found in Ibn Karrāma al-Jushamī's (d. 494/1101) Sharḥ al-ʿuyūn (pp. 382–383)…

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Department of Theology and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Abū Rashīd al-Nīsābūrī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0128>
First published online: 2015

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