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Al-Mu’ayyad bi-llāh
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Abū l-Ḥusayn Aḥmad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Hārūnī l-Buṭḥānī, al-Mu’ayyad bi-Llāh

Date of Birth: 944

Place of Birth: Āmul, Ṭābaristān

Date of Death: 1020

Place of Death: Langā

Biography

The Imām al-Mu’ayyad bi-llāh came from a family of Iranian Imāmī Shīʿīs, though he and his brother came under Zaydī influence. He first studied fiqh and Baghdad Muʿtazilī kalām with his uncle in Baghdad, and also Basra Muʿtazilī kalām with the leader of the Basra scho…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Mu’ayyad bi-llāh”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25885>
First published online: 2010



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