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Ḥasan b. Nūḥ
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b. Yūsuf b. Muḥammad b. Ādam al-Bharūčī al-Hindī , Mustaʿlī-Ṭayyibī Ismāʿīlī savant.

According to his own statement he was born and brought up in K̲h̲ambhāt (Cambay) in India, and received his early education there. It is not known when and by whom the surname “Bharūčī”, sc. from Bharūč or Broach, [see Bharoč ], was given to him. Urged on by a thirst for knowledge, he states, he renounced family, left his country, travelled to Yaman, and became a student of Ḥasan b. Idrīs, the twentieth dāʿī muṭlaḳ . The books read by him with his teacher in various branches of the ʿulūm al-daʿwa are fully descr…

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Poonawala, I., “Ḥasan b. Nūḥ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8604>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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