Ahmad Bin Ali Al-Fathi

Ahmad Bin Ali Al-Fathi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ahmad bin Ali al-Fathi (died 1349) was a claimant to the Zaidi state in Yemen, who posed as imam in 1329-1349, in rivalry with other figures. Ahmad bin Ali al-Fathi was a seventh-generation descendant of Imam Abu'l-Fath an-Nasir ad-Dailami (d. 1053). He originated from the village Wakash in the Bani Matar area west of San'a. After the death of Imam al-Mahdi Muhammad bin al-Mutahhar in 1328, several pretenders surfaced. Ahmad bin Ali al-Fathi made his da'wa (call for the imamate) in 1329, from his base in the Sufian area. He is sometimes known by the title ad-Da'i (the one who practices da'wa). However, he had to contend with three other claimants called al-Mu'ayyad Yahya (d. 1346), an-Nasir Ali bin Salah (d. 1329), and al-Wathiq al-Mutahhar (d. 1379/80).show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136695405
  • 9786136695402