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Abu Shu'ayb Muhammad ibn Nusayr, was a disciple of the tenth Twelver Shi'a Imam, Ali al Hadi and of the eleventh Imam, Hasan al Askari (d. 873). Ibn Nusayr was known to his companions as a representative of al-Askari and of the twelfth Imam, Muhammad al-Mahdi during the Minor Occultation. The followers of Ibn Nusayr are known as: Nusairyoon/Nosayris (Arabic: نصيريون) or Alawi (Arabic: علوي).
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- Encyclopedia Iranica, "MOḤAMMAD B. NOṢAYR"
- An Introduction the Modern Middle East: History, Religion, Political Economy ... - David S. Sorenson - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- The Voyage and the Messenger: Iran and Philosophy - Henry Corbin - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- Encyclopedia Iranica, "NOṢAYRIS"
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