Abū Ḥafṣ ʿUmar b. Jamīʿ
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Abū Ḥafṣ ʿUmar b. Jamīʿ b. Wāsīn al-Yahrāsnī (second half of the seventh/thirteenth-beginning of the eighth/fourteenth century) was an Ibāḍī theologian and scholar. A native of the Yahrāsnī Berber tribe, Abū Ḥafṣ was born in the village of Wālagh at the northern end of the island of Jarba. According to Ibn Taʿārīt (d. 1289/1872) he was taught by Abū al-ʿAbbās al-Darjīnī (d. c.670/1271), the author of the Kitāb al-ṭabaqāt, in Bilād al-Jarīd in southern Tunisia. After completing his education, Abū Ḥafṣ returned to teach at the congregational mosque of Tafarrūjīn n…

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al-Salimi, Abdurrahman S., “Abū Ḥafṣ ʿUmar b. Jamīʿ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_SIM_0026>
First published online: 2007
First print edition: 9789004161641, 2007, 2007-3



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