EBN MESKAVAYH

Persian chancery official and treasury clerk of the Buyid period, boon companion, litterateur and accomplished writer in Arabic on a variety of topics, including history, theology, philosophy and medicine (d. 421/1030). See MESKAVAYH, ABU ʿALI AḤMAD.

 

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Originally Published: December 15, 1997

Last Updated: December 15, 1997