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al-Baḥrānī, Hāshim
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al-Baḥrānī, Hāshim b. Sulaymān b. Ismāʿīl al-Ḥusaynī al-Tūblī (d. 1107/1695), was an Imāmī Shiʿi traditionist and commentator. He was a descendant of al-Sharīf al-Murtaḍā ʿAlam al-Hudā and Imam Mūsā b. Jaʿfar al-Kāẓim (Afandī, 5/298). Al-Baḥrānī was born into a scholarly family from the village of Katkān in Tūblī, which was at that time the seat of the rulers of Bahrain (al-Baḥrānī, Yūsuf, 63). It is likely that he was born there not later than 1050/1640 (Madelung, 3/528).

There is little information about his teachers, and only a small nu…

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Muti`, Mahdi and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “al-Baḥrānī, Hāshim”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000040>
First published online: 2015

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