Allamah (Arabic: علامه,
Urdu and Persian: علامه),
also spelled Allameh and Allama, is an honorary title carried by
scholars of Islamic fiqh, jurisprudence, and philosophy.
It is used as an honorific in Sunni
Islam as well as in Shia Islam,
mostly in South Asia,
Middle East and Iran. Sunnis and Shiites who
have achieved the rank of a scholarship in several disciplines are
often referred to by the title.
List of ayatollahs
List of marjas
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