Abdul Malik bin Attash
Texts for Abdul Malik bin Attash
"Abdul- I Malik-bin Attash was a refined literary personality, had a beautiful handwriting, a quick wit and a gentle disposition but was absorbed in his love for Ismailism" (1).
In the above quoted words lbn al-Athir pays his tributes to Abdul Malik bin Attash, who was a great Da'i of Ismaili Dawa in lsfahan.
Abd al-Malik ibn Attash was one of the greatest Ismaili Da'is and possessed remarkable knowledge of religion and philosophy. His exact date of birth is unknown but it is certain that he came in Ramadan 484/1091 to Ray, where he met the Da'is Abu Nazm, Abu Mu'min and Hasan al-Sabah who were able, with his help, to spread the Ismaili beliefs in the various Persian regions and other countries.