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Shiʿite ascetic and transmitter buried in the main sanctuary of Ray (9th century).

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the nesba of two 11th-century Zaydi Imams, father and son, scholars of religious law.

eldest surviving grandson of the Prophet Moḥammad through his daughter Fāṭema, and second Imam of the Šiʿa after his father ʿAli.

Zaydi scholar from Āmol in Ṭabarestān, who flourished in the first half of the 3rd/9th century and taught three Caspian Zaydi imams.

b. Ḥosayn b. Moḥammad b. ʿĪsā b. Moḥammad b. ʿAbd-Allāh b. Aḥmad b. ʿAbd-Allāh b. ʿAlī b. Ḥasan b. Zayd b. Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭāleb, Zaydī imam with the title Nāṣer le-Dīn Allāh (d. 1052-53).

(897-966), b. ʿOmar Tamīmī Ḥāfeẓ, traditionist with Shiʿite leanings.

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family name of two Imami traditionists: Abu’l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad b. ʿAlī b. Ḥasan (or Ḥosayn) Fāmī Qomī (10th century) and his son.

or al-Jonaydī; b. Aḥmad Kāteb Eskāfī, 10th century Imami jurist.

b. Mūsā b. Jaʿfar b. Moḥammad Ḥasanī, 12th century Imami scholar.

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a leader and envoy of the Carmatians.