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Ṭabrisī
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(Ṭabarsī), Ḥad̲j̲d̲j̲ Mīrzā Ḥusayn b. Muḥammad Taḳī Nūrī (1254-1320/1839-1902) It̲h̲nā-ʿas̲h̲arī S̲h̲īʿī scholar and divine considered by some to have been the greatest S̲h̲īʿī exponent of ḥadīt̲h̲ and ak̲h̲bār since Muḥammad Bāḳir al-Mad̲j̲lisī (d. 1699 [q.v.]). Ṭabrisī first studied in his home province of Nūr in northern Persia under S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Burūd̲j̲irdī, with whom he later travelled to the S̲h̲īʿī shrine centres in ʿIrāḳ. He studied in Nad̲j̲af, Karbalāʾ and Sāmarrā for several years (with intervals in Pers…

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MacEoin, D., “Ṭabrisī”, 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 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7265>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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