Abū Yazīd al-Nukkārī
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Abū Yazīd al-Nukkārī Makhlad b. Kaydād b. Saʿd Allāh b. Mughīth b. Kirmān b. Makhlad b. ʿUthmān b. Wurīmt b. Tabaqrāsan b. Samīdār (b. Wirghit b. Ḥuwinfir b. Samīrān) b. Yafran b. Jānā b. Yahyā al-Zanātī (b. between 267/880 and 272/885, d. 336/947) was a Khārijī leader belonging to the al-Nukkār branch of the Ibāḍiyya. The Nukkār (“deniers”) had refused to recognise the second Ibāḍī Imām of Tāhart, ʿAbd al-Wahhāb b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Rustam (d. 209/823).

Abū Yazīd was born in Gao (Kawkaw), on the Niger River, in present-day eastern Mali, in the Bilād al-Sūdān. According …

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Chapoutot-Remadi, Mounira, “Abū Yazīd al-Nukkārī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 17 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_23783>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004252653, 2013, 2013-1



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