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2.2.9 Basran Shīʿites
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In Volume 2 | Part B, The Islamic Provinces in the 2nd Century | Chapter 2, Iraq | 2.2, Basra

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Life for Shīʿites was not easy in Basra. There were some, but they were always in danger of being branded extre…

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Josef van Ess, “2.2.9 Basran Shīʿites”, in: Theology and Society Online, Josef van Ess. Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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