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Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Baṣrī
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Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī ibn Ibrāhīm al-Baṣrī, al-Khāghidhī, al-Juʿal

Date of Birth: Unknown, probably early 10th century (dates ranging from 902 to 921 are given)

Place of Birth: Basra

Date of Death: 19 June, 980

Place of Death: Baghdad


Abū ʿAbdallāh was born in Basra sometime early in the 10th century. In his youth he came under the influence of Abū Hāshim al-Jubbāʾī (d. 934) (q.v.), the leader of the Basra s…

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Thomas, David, “Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Baṣrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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