Muʾnis al-Muẓaffar
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, Abu ’l-Ḥasan , leading ʿAbbāsid general from 296 to 321 (908-33), and latterly virtual dictator (the usual attribution to him of the nisba al-Kus̲h̲ūrī seems to rest on a passage in Hilāl al-Ṣābiʾs Kitāb al-Wuzarāʾ , ed. Amedroz, 347, where Naṣr should be read for Muʾnis), a eunuch (a passage of Miskawayh, ed. Amedroz and Margoliouth, i, 160, shows that k̲h̲ādim in this case does not mean merely freedman, as suggested by Massignon, al-Hallâj , 205, no. 2), said by al-D̲h̲ahabī, Taʾrīk̲h̲ al-Islām (followed by Ibn Tag̲h̲rībirdī, ed. Juynboll, ii, 255) to have been 90 years ol…

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Bowen, H., “Muʾnis al-Muẓaffar”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_5520>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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