Abu Yaqub al-Sijistani

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Not to be confused with Abu Sulayman al-Sijistani.

Abu Yaqub al-Sijistani (Persian: ابو یعقوب سجستانی‎) (active 971 CE) was an Persian Ismaili missionary and Neo-Platonic philosopher, who died sometime around 971 CE[1]


  1. ^ P.E. Walker, "ABŪ YAʿQŪB SEJESTĀNĪ" in Encyclopaedia Iranica

Further reading[edit]

  • Paul Ernest Walker (1993). Early Philosophical Shiism: the Ismaili Neoplatonism of Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-44129-3. 
  • Paul Ernest Walker (1994). The Wellsprings of Wisdom: A Study of Abu Yaqub Al-Sijistani's Kitab Al-Yanabi. Univ of Utah Pr (Tx). ISBN 0-87480-421-3. 

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