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ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz
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b. al-Ḥād̲j̲d̲j̲ Ibrāhīm, an Abāḍite doctor of the Banū Isgen (Mzāb), born about 1130 (1717), died in the month of Rad̲j̲ab 1223 (August-September 1808). He left in the Mzāb a well merited reputation for his science and piety. He devoted his life to the composition of many works on theology and jurisprudence.

His chief work is the Kitāb al-nil wa-s̲h̲ifāʾ al-ʿalīl, autographed at Cairo in 1305(1887-1888). This treatise, conceived on the plan of the Muk̲h̲taṣar of Ḵh̲alīl, but written in a less concise style, is a complete statement of Abāḍite legislation taken from t…

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de Motylinski, A., “ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_0083>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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