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al-Ḥaskānī
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al-Ḥaskānī, Abū al-Qāsim ʿUbayd Allāh b. ʿAbd Allāh b. Aḥmad al-Hadhdhāʾ al-Qurashī (d. ca. 470/1077), a traditionist and jurist from Nīsābūr.

Al-Ḥaskānī’s family were descendants of ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿĀmir b. Kurayz, an Arab commander during the caliphate of ʿUthmān, who put down the revolts in Khurāsān and brought it under Islamic rule (al-Fārisī, via al-Ṣarīfīnī, 463–464; al-Dhahabī, Tadhkira, 3/1200; al-Samʿānī, 2/352–353; for more information on al-Ḥaskānī’s family see Bulliet, 227–230). Biographical sources state that …

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Masoud Tareh and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “al-Ḥaskānī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_044742>
First published online: 2022
First print edition: 20230913



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