al-Herewī
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, Abū Ismaʿīl ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad b. ʿAlī b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. ʿAlī b. Ḏj̲aʿfar b. Manṣūr b. Matt al-Anṣārī al-Herewī al-Ḥanbalī, a descendant of Abū Aiyūb al-Anṣārī, was born in 396 (1005) in Ḳuhandiz, the Ḳaṣaba of Herāt, and died there in Ḏh̲u ’l-Ḥid̲j̲d̲j̲a 481 (1089).

He visited Bag̲h̲dād and al-Raiy and attended the lectures of Abu ’l-Faḍl Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Ḏj̲ārūdī, the expositor of the Ḳurʾān Yaḥyā b. ʿAmmār al-Sid̲j̲zī, Abū Ḏh̲arr al-Herewī etc. His most notable pupils were Abu ’l-Waḳt ʿAbd al-Awwal b. ʿĪsā al-Sid̲j̲zī, Abu ’…

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Ben Cheneb, Moh., “al-Herewī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2790>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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