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al-Uṭrūs̲h̲
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Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. al-Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. ʿOmar al-As̲h̲raf b. ʿAlī Zain al-ʿĀbidīn [s. ʿAlī b. al-Ḥusain], born about 230 (844) at Medīna of a Ḵh̲urāsān slave girl, died in S̲h̲aʿbān 304 (beginning of 917) at Āmul as ruler in Ṭabaristān, is recognised under the official name of al-Nāṣir al-Kabīr as Imām by the Zaidīs, and also by those of Yemen.

Al-Uṭrūs̲h̲ came to Ṭabaristān in the reign of the ʿAlid al-Dāʿī al-Kabīr al-Ḥasan b. Zaid [see al-Ḥasan b. Zaid b. Muḥammad]; his brother and successor al-Ḳāʾim bi ’l-Ḥaḳḳ Muḥammad b. Zaid distrusting him, he endeavoured to…

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Strothmann, R., “al-Uṭrūs̲h̲”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5912>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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