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Abū Ṭāhir al-Jannābī
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Abū Ṭāhir al-Jannābī, Sulaymān b. Abī Saʿīd al-Ḥasan (d. 17 Ramaḍān 332/13 May 944), was a well-known Qarmaṭī leader in Bahrain. He is thought to have been born in 294/907 (al-Masʿūdī, al-Tanbīh, 391; al-ʿUyūn, 4(1)/223) or 295/908 (see Thābit b. Sinān, 37; Abū ʿAlī Miskawayh, 1/121; cf. de Goeje, 75). Although it has been said that Abū Ṭāhir took over as leader of the Qarmaṭīs after the death of his father, it is known that following Abū Saʿīd's death (300 or 301/912 or 913) his eldest son Abū al-Qāsim Saʿīd succeeded him, rul…

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Rezazadeh Langaroodi, Reza, Mansur Sana'i and Negahban, Farzin, “Abū Ṭāhir al-Jannābī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0215>
First published online: 2015

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