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Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥaymī
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Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥaymī

Date of Birth: 1608 or 1609

Place of Birth: Al-Ḥayma, Yemen

Date of Death: 1660 or 1661

Place of Death: Kawkabān, Yemen


Practically nothing is known about the life of Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Ṣāliḥ (or Ṣalāḥ) ibn Duʿays ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥamza al-Ḥaymī, and there is only limited scattered data from which to reconstruct his biography. He was probably born in al-Ḥayma (hence his main nisba ‘al-Ḥaymī’, by w…

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Gori, Alessandro, “Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥaymī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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