Abū Yūsuf
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Abū Yūsuf, Yaʿqūb b. Ibrāhīm b. Ḥabīb b. Khunays al-Anṣārī (113–182/731–798), was a famous judge (qāḍī) and one of the founders of the Ḥanafī school of jurisprudence. His forebear was Saʿd b. Bujayr of the Bajīla tribe, who was one of the Companions of the Proph…

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Pakatchi, Ahmad and Rezaee, Maryam, “Abū Yūsuf”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 15 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0164>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 978-90-04-16860-2, 20080710, 978-90-04-17859-5, 20091123, 9789004191655, 20110912



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