Abū Yazīd Mak̲h̲lad b. Kaydād al-Nukkārī
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, Ḵh̲ārid̲j̲ite leader (belonging to the Ibāḍi al-Nukkār [q.v.]), who by his revolt shook the Fāṭimid realm in North Africa to its foundations. His father, a Zanāta Berber merchant from Taḳyūs (or Tūzar) in the district of Ḳastīliya, bought in Tadmakat a slave girl called Sabīka, who bore him Abū Yazīd about 270/883 (apparently in the Sūdān). Abū Yazīd studied the Ibāḍī mad̲h̲hab and became a schoolmaster in Tāhart. At the time of the victory of Abū ʿAbd Allāh al-S̲h̲īʿī he moved to Taḳyūs and started, in 316/928, his anti-government propaganda. After a fi…

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Stern, S.M., “Abū Yazīd Mak̲h̲lad b. Kaydād al-Nukkārī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0276>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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