First Imam of Kharijite Sect

Julanda ibn Mas’ud, an lbadi preacher was the first Imam of Oman heading the Kharijite Islamic sect in 751. Chosen by religious leaders and the chiefs of the major tribes, this period of religious leadership ended in 1154, yet revived in 1428.

Date:
      751 CE
Name(s):
      Julanda ibn Mas’ud
Occupation:
      Imam
Location:
      Oman


Additional Information:

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  • Kharijites – Islamic Studies – Oxford Bibliographies
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