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Ḥumayd ibn Saʿīd ibn Bakhtiyār
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Ḥumayd ibn Bakhtiyār

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, possibly mid-9th c.

Place of Death: Unknown


Ibn al-Nadīm lists Ḥumayd ibn Saʿīd among theologians who may have been Muʿtazilī or Murji'ī. Since many of these died in the early 10th century, Ḥumayd would appear to have died at the same time. However, Van Ess (TG iv, p. 132) identifies him as the Ḥumayd ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥumayd ibn Baḥr who is …

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Thomas, David, “Ḥumayd ibn Saʿīd ibn Bakhtiyār”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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