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al-Ḥasan al-ʿAskarī, Imam
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al-Ḥasan al-ʿAskarī, Imam Abū Muḥammad Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. Muḥammad (232–260/826–874), eleventh Imam of the Ithnāʿasharī (Twelver) Shiʿis.


The tenth Imam, the father of Imam al-Ḥasan al-ʿAskarī, was known by the honorary title (laqab) of Muḥammad al-Hādī and also as Muḥammad al-Taqī. Imam Ḥasan’s mother, according to I…

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated with additions by M.I. Waley, “al-Ḥasan al-ʿAskarī, Imam”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_067148>
First published online: 2022

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