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al-Ḥāʾirī, Abū al-Fatḥ Naṣr Allāh b. Ḥusayn al-Mūsawī al-Fāʾizī, who was given the honorific (laqab) ʿIzz al-Dīn, an Imāmī belletrist, poet, preacher, traditionist and historian of the 12th/18th century.

Abū al-Fatḥ al-Ḥāʾirī was born in Karbalāʾ in 1109/1697. Even though he was quite well known during his lifetime, the precise date of his death is the subject of some uncertainty, with different sources offering a range of years between 1156/1743 and 1168/1755. However, based on the date of the Najaf Conference (muʾtamar) and his mission on be…

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Saheb, Nooshin and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “al-Ḥāʾirī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 28 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_067269>
First published online: 2022

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