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Ibn al-Amīr al-Ṣanʿānī
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Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl ibn Ṣalāḥ ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥasanī l-Kaḥlānī l-Ṣanʿānī

Date of Birth: 1688

Place of Birth: Kaḥlān

Date of Death: 1769

Place of Death: Ṣanʿāʾ

Biography

Ibn al-Amīr al-Ṣanʿānī was born in Kaḥlān, Yemen, where his father introduced him to the Zaydī tradition. In 1695-6, he moved to Ṣanʿāʾ to learn from major scholars, including Ṣalāḥ ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Akhfash and ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAlī al-Wazī…

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Moustafa, Mohamed A., “Ibn al-Amīr al-Ṣanʿānī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_31289>



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