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Abū ʿUbayd al-Qāsim b. Sallām al-Khuzāʿī
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Abū ʿUbayd al-Qāsim b. Sallām al-Khuzāʿī (151–Muḥarram 224/768–December 838) was a prominent jurist, traditionist, Qurʾān reciter (muqriʾ) and linguist from Khurāsān, who wrote many works in various fields.

One source attributes an Arab name to his father: Sallām b. Miskīn b. Zayd (Ibn al-Nadīm, 78), while another suggests his father was originally Greek (al-Khaṭīb, 12/…

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Ahmad Pakatchi, Negahban, Farzin and Translated by Maryam Rezaee, “Abū ʿUbayd al-Qāsim b. Sallām al-Khuzāʿī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0152>
First published online: 2015

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