Al-Hadi Ila'l-Haqq Yahya

Al-Hadi Ila'l-Haqq Yahya

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Al-Hadi ila'l-Haqq Yahya (859 - August 19, 911) was a religious and political leader on the Arabian Peninsula. He was the first Zaydiyya imam who ruled over portions of Yemen, in 897-911, and is the ancestor of the Rassid Dynasty which held intermittent power in Yemen until 1962. Yahya bin al-Husayn bin al-Qasim ar-Rassi was born in Medina, being a Sayyid who traced his ancestry from Hasan, son of Ali (and also indirect grandson of Muhammad). His grandfather al-Qasim ar-Rassi (d. 860), who unsuccessfully tried to reach political leadership, owned a property close to Mecca, ar-Rass. This is the origin of the name of the dynasty founded by Yahya, the Rassids.[2] Al-Qasim ar-Rassi was a major organizer of the theology and jurisprudence of the Zaydiyya division of the Shi'ites, which also had a following in Persia.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136695847
  • 9786136695846