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al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī
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al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī, Abū Saʿīd b. Abī al-Ḥasan Yasār al-Baṣrī (21–110/642–728), known as Abū Muḥammad, Abū ʿAlī and Abū Saʿīd, a narrator of ḥadīth, Qurʾān commentator, theologian, preacher, one of the eight ascetics (al-zuhhād al-thamāniya) of the generation known as the tābiʿūn (Followers), and described by later generations as an early Sufi master with such honorific titles as sayy…

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Javad Shams, Mohammad and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_045758>
First published online: 2022

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