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Subject: Druze, Ziyarat al-Nabi Shu'ayb, Jabal Druze State
Collection: 1417 Births, 1479 Deaths, 15Th-Century Writers, Druze, Druze Religious Leaders, Lebanese Sufis
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Al-Sayyid al-Tanukhi

al-Amir al-Sayyid Jamal al-Din 'Abdalla al-Tanukhi (May 1417 - September 1479) was a Druze theologian and commentator. He has been described as "the most deeply revered individual in Druze history after the hudud who founded and propagated the faith".[1] His tomb in Lebanon is a site of pilgrimage for the Druze.[2]


  1. ^ Nejla M. Abu Izzeddin (1993). The Druzes: A New Study of Their History, Faith, and Society. BRILL. pp. 172–8.  
  2. ^ Nissim Dana (1980). The Druse, a religious community in transition. Turtledove Pub. p. 37.  

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