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Salama b. Dīnār
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, Abū Ḥāzim al-Mak̲h̲zūmī, called al-Aʿrad̲j̲ “the Lame” (d. ca. 140/757), traditionist and judge in Medina, regarded as a protein Ṣūfī mystic; he was of Persian origin. Various aphorisms ( ḥikam ) and elegant sayings of his are preserved in citations, and also his answers to questions put to him by the Umayyad caliph Sulaymān b. ʿAbd al-Malik [q.v.]; also, a collection of his masāʾil [see al-masāʾil wa ’l-ad̲j̲wiba ] is extant in manuscript.

Bibliography

Zirikli, Aʿlām, iii, 171-2

Sezgin, GAS, i, 634-5

R. Eisener, Zwischen Faktum und Fiktion. Eine Studie zum Umayyaden…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Salama b. Dīnār”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6521>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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