Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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al-Ḳāsim
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b. ʿĪsā al-ʿId̲j̲lī, usually called Abū Dulaf, a Muslim general. When in 195 (811) the Caliph al-Amīn sent an army under ʿAlī b. ʿĪsā b. Māhān against al-Maʾmūn’s general Ṭāhir b. al-Ḥusain, Abū Dulaf went with him. When Ibn Māhān had fallen, Abū Dulaf came back to the neighbourhood of Hamad̲h̲ān and, although he declined to pay homage to al-Maʾmūn, Ṭāhir left him in peace in al-Karad̲j̲. In 214 (829/830), when al-Maʾmūn came to Raiy, he sent for him. His friends advised him not to go, but he went…

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Zetterstéen, K. V., “al-Ḳāsim”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3978>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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