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al-Ḥāmidī, Ibrāhīm b. al-Ḥusayn b. Abī al-Suʿūd (d. Shaʿbān 557/July 1162), was the second dāʿī muṭlaq (see q.v dāʿī) of the Ṭayyibī Ismailis in Yemen. He provided the Ṭayyibī esoteric metaphysical system of thought (ḥaqāʾiq) with a philosophical foundation that was largely grounded in the Rasāʾil of the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʾ, in particular al-Risāla al-jāmiʿa and the works of Ḥamīd al-Dīn al-Kirmānī (d. after 411/1020), together with a variety of gnostic teachings. In doing so, he propounded a new framework for …

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Abdolhamid Moradi and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “al-Ḥāmidī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_045744>
First published online: 2022

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