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Abū Saʿīd al-Kadumī
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Abū Saʿīd al-Kadumī, Muḥammad b. Saʿīd b. Muḥammad, was an Ibāḍī scholar in Oman during the 4th/10th century. His name is derived from Kadum, a region in the north of the province of Bahlā, and his native village was al-ʿĀriḍ, where his tomb is now found (Abū Saʿīd, al-Istiqāma, 2/99; al-ʿIbrī, 3). He lived in Nizwā for some time, and had relatives living there as well (al-Kindī, Muḥammad, 5/253). None of the extant accounts say when he was born or when he died. However, from information on his relations with S…

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “Abū Saʿīd al-Kadumī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 21 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0135>
First published online: 2015

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