Abu al-Layth al-Samarqandi

Abu al-Layth al-Samarqandi (Arabic أبو الليث السمرقندي, Abū l-Laiṯ as-Samarqandī; b. 944; d. 983) was a Hanafite jurist and Quran commentator, who lived during the second half of the 10th century. He authored various books on theology and jurist works, including Baḥr al-ʿUlūm, بحر العلوم, a Quran exegesis, also known as Tafsir as-Samarqandi, and Tanbīh al-Ġālifīn, تنبيه الغافلين.

Abu al-Layth al-Samarqandi
أبو الليث السمرقندي
Personal
Born944
Died983 (aged 38–39)
ReligionIslam
EraIslamic Golden Age
DenominationSunni
JurisprudenceHanafi
Main interest(s)Fiqh, Aqidah

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Abou-l-Laiṯ as-Samarḳandī: Le traité Arabe Muḳaddima d'Abou-l-Laiṯ as-Samarḳandī en version Mamelouk-Kiptchak. - Warszawa : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1962 Daiber, Hans: The Islamic concept of belief in the 4th/10th century : Abū l-Laiṯ as-Samarkandī's commentary on Abū Ḥanīfa (died 150/767) al-Fiqh al-absāṭ / Introduction, text and commentary by Hans Daiber. Tokyo : Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 1995 (Studia Culturae Islamicae; 52)

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