Zaydi Teachings & History

Zaydiyyah in Yemen

Zaydiyyah Zaydiyyah , Zaydism , or Zaydi Shia (Arabic: الزيدية az-zaydiyya , adjective from Zaydi or Zaidi (occasionally called incorrectly as Fiver Shias ) is one of the Shia traditions closest in terms of theology to the Ibadi and Mutazila schools. Zaydiyyah emerged in the 8th century from Shi'a Islam. Zaydis are named after Zayd ibn ʻAlī , the grandson of Husayn ibn ʻAlī and...