Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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ʿAdī
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b. Musāfir (S̲h̲aik̲h̲ ʿAdī), a Mussulman ascet, said to have been born in the village of Bait Fār, near Baʿlabakk (Baalbek), where the house of his birth was in Ibn Ḵh̲allikān’s time still the place of pious pilgrimage. ʿAdī, who was celebrated on account of his saintly life, founded a religious order called after himself, al-ʿAdawīya. He had fixed his residence in the mountains of the Hakkārī Kurds in the region north of Mosul, and died at the age of 90, in 557 (1162), or according to others in 5…

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Huart, Cl., “ʿAdī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_0326>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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