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Abu Hanifah, al-Numan ibn Thabit ibn Zuta

Edited by John L. Esposito

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780195125580
Published online November 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199891207

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Founder of Hanafi school of Islamic law. Native of Kufa, Iraq, although of Persian descent. Studied jurisprudence under a student

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