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us: Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ



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    • us: Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, Basra
    • us: Ichwán es-Safâ
    • us: Ikhvān al-Ṣafā
    • us: Aḥim ha-neʼemanim
    • us: Ihwān al-Safaʼ
    • us: Frères de la Pureté
    • us: Frères de la Sincérité
    • us: Ikhwān al-Ṣafā, wa-Khillān al-Wafā, wa-Ahl al-ʻAdl, wa-Abnāʼ al-Ḥamd
    • us: Exvān al-Ṣafā
    • us: Pure Brethren of Basra
    • us: إخوان الصفا
    • us: إخوان الصفاء، البصرة
    • us: اخوان الصفاء
    • us: اخوان صفا
    • us: Brethren of Purity
    • us: Ikhvan as-safa
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    • Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, Basra
  • Sources

    • found: Triki, A. Néo-platonisme et aspect mystique ... 1974?: p. 7 (Ihwān al-Safaʼ)
    • found: Dāʼirat al-maʻārif (Ikhwān al-Ṣafā; Ihwān aṣ-Safā; Frères de la Pureté; Frères de la Sincérité; XXX a confidential group appeared in the second half of the 10th cent., named itself "Ikhwān al-Safā, wa-Khillān al-Wafā, wa-Ahl al-ʻAdl, wa-Abnāʼ al-Ḥamd"; their Rasāʼil consist of 52 Risālah and they cover all branches of knowledge; membership is very restricted; & they had councils in every country; in 554 H (1150 M) the Abbaside Caliph al-Mustanjid Billāh disbanded the group)
    • found: Munjid (Religious political society appeared in the 10th cent.; headquarters: Basrah)
    • found: Farīdūnī, ʻA. Andīshah-ʼi siyāsī-i Ikhvān al-Ṣafā, 2001 or 2002: p. 4 of cover (Exvān al-Ṣafā [in rom.])
    • found: The case of the animals versus man before the King of the Jinn : a tenth-century ecological fable of the Pure Brethren of Basra, 1978: p. 35 (Ikhwân al-Ṣafâʼ)
    • found: Epistles of the Brethren of Purity, 2008
    • found: Ramazon, N. Sot͡sialʹnai͡a filosofii͡a "Ikhvan as-safa" i Nasira Khusrava, 2011: t.p. (Ikhvan as-safa)
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  • Change Notes

    • 1981-11-25: new
    • 2012-01-21: revised
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