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Muhammad b. 'Uthman

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Companion of Imam (a)
Muhammad b. 'Uthman
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The Tomb of Muhammad b. 'Uthman, Baghdad
Full Name Muhammad b. 'Uthman b. Sa'id al-'Amri
Companion of Imam al-Hasan al-'Askari (a), Imam al-Mahdi (a)
Teknonym Abu Ja'far
Well Known As Samman, al-'Askari
Wellknown Relatives 'Uthman b. Sa'id
Place(s) of Residence Baghdad
Death/Martyrdom Jumada I 29, 305/November 17, 917
Burial Place Baghdad
Works Kitab al-Ashriba
Activities Second deputy of Imam al-Mahdi (a)

Muḥammad b. ʿUthmān b. Saʿīd al-ʿAmrī (Arabic:محمد بن عُثمان بن سَعيد العَمري) (d. 305/917) was the second deputy among the Four Deputies of Imam al-Mahdi (a). He was at first an agent of Imam al-Mahdi (a) and then became his representative for forty years. Since the time of Imam al-'Askari (a), he was the major assistance of his father 'Uthman b. Sa'id who was the first deputy of Imam al-Mahdi (a).

It is reported that he wrote some books in jurisprudence that Kitab al-ashriba is among them.

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