Nashwan al-Himyari

Nashwān ibn Saʻīd al-Ḥimyarī (Arabic: نشوان ابن سعيد الحميري) was a Yemeni theologian, judge, philologist, poet and historian.[1]

Nashwan al-Himyari
Born
Died1178
NationalityYemeni
Known foral-Qaṣīdah al-Ḥimyarīyah (The Himyarite Ode)
Notable work
Shams al-'ulum

LifeEdit

He was a member of a nobel Yemeni family from Uawt near Sanaa. He adhered to Zaydi and Mu'tazili views. He wrote a Qur'an commentary and compiled several works on theological, philological, historical and other topics. [1] He died in 1178 C.E

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Meisami, Julie Scott; Starkey, Paul (1998). Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature. Taylor & Francis. p. 580. ISBN 9780415185721.
  2. ^ Ḥimyarī (al-), Nashwān ibn Saʻīd (1951). Zetterstéen, K.V. (ed.). Šams al-ʻulūm wa-dawāʼ kalām al-ʻArab min al-kulūm (in Arabic). Leiden: Brill. OCLC 615321417.
  3. ^ a b http://www.saadahpress.net/news/print.php?id=34