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Ṣāliḥ b. Ṭarīf
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, a personage mentioned for the first time in the 4th/10th century in the text of Ibn Ḥawḳal, Ṣurāt al-arḍ , as having lived 200 years before and having been the alleged prophet of the Barg̲h̲awāta, a Berber confederation of the Maṣmūda group, installed in the region of Tasmana, between Salé and Azemmour in Morocco.

Ṣāliḥ’s father, Ṭarīf b. S̲h̲amaʿūn b. Yaʿḳūb b. Isḥāḳ, perhaps of Jewish origin, had been a companion of Maysara al-Matg̲h̲arī, who had led a rising in 122/740 in northern Morocco at the time of the Ḵh̲ārid̲j̲ite revolt; Ṭarīf was then…

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de la Véronne, Ch., “Ṣāliḥ b. Ṭarīf”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 08 December 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6539>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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