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al-Anṣārī, Abū l-Qāsim
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Abū l-Qāsim Salmān b. Nāṣir b. ʿImrān al-Arghiyānī al-Nīsābūrī al-Anṣarī al-Ṣūfī al-Shāfiʿī (d. 512/1118), was a descendant of the faqīh Maymūn b. Mihrān (d. 117/735). He was born in Arghiyān, near Nīshāpūr. In Nīshāpūr and elsewhere in Khurāsān he attended lessons by his early masters, who included Faḍl Allāh b. Aḥmad al-Mīhanī al-Ṣūfī (d. 440/1048–9), Abū l-Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Ghāfir al-Fārisī, (d. 448/1056; for this family, see Bulliett, 165–8), Abū ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Ṭāhir al-Shaḥḥāmī (d. 479/1086; al-Ṣarīfīnī, 267, no…

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Gilliot, Claude, “al-Anṣārī, Abū l-Qāsim”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_22818>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: 9789004178533, 2009, 2009-2



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