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Abu-Sa'id Jannabi

Abū-Saʿīd Hasan ibn Bahrām Jannābī (Arabic: ابوسعید حسن بن بهرام جنّابی‎) was the founder of the Qarmatian state in Al-Bahrayn, in the late 9th century CE. He was a Persian from Jannāba (Ganaveh, currently in Bushehr province).[1] The exact date of his birth is not known. He was born between 230 AH/845 CE, and 240 AH/855 and died in 300/913 or 301/913-14, and.[2] In 900, he scored a major victory over an Abbasid army sent to subdue him, led by Al-'Abbas ibn 'Amr al-Ghanawi. He was succeeded by his son Abū-Tāhir Al-Jannābī.


  1. ^ Encyclopedia Islamica (in Persian)
  2. ^ , Encyclopedia IranicaABŪ SAʿĪD JANNĀBĪ
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