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Muḥammad b. Yūsuf b. Masdī al-Muhallabī محمد بن يوسف بن مسدي المهلبي

Titles: Imām


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Born in an important Andalusi center of knowledge (Wādī Aš/ Currently Guadix, in Granada, Spain). Formed with Sufi masters, he entered the Zaydi sect (ši'í) and they named him Imām and ḫaṭīb. He was the author of a biographical dictionary of his masters that has not beeen preserved. He was killed at his home in Mecca.

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