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al-Sharif al-Radi Biography | Poet

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Abul-Hasan Muhammad ibn Al-Husayn Al-Musawi known in Arabic as al-Sharif al-Radi or in Persian Sharif Razi or Seyyed Razi (~930-977 CE) was a Shi`ite Muslim scholar and poet who was born in Baghdad. He wrote several books on Islamic issues and interpretation of the Koran. His most famous book is Nahj al-Balaghah which is a collection of Imam Ali ’s sayings and speeches. He founded a school named Dar ul-`Ilm (, literally "House of knowledge") in which he trained many students some of whom became themselves later professors. His grave is located in Karbala beside the Imam Hossein ’s shrine. Some of his books are as follows:


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