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  • ʿABD-AL-ḴĀN

    P. Oberling

    An Arab tribe of Ḵūzestān, it was originally affiliated with the Bani Lām tribal confederacy and resided in the region of ʿAmāra, in present-day Iraq.

  • ʿABD-AL-KARĪM ʿALAVĪ

    N. H. Zaidi

    Early 19th century Indo-Persian historian (d. ca. 1851).

  • ʿABD-AL-KARĪM BOḴĀRĪ

    M. Zand

    Bukharan traveler and memorialist (d. after 1830-31).

  • ʿABD-AL-KARĪM GAZĪ

    H. Algar

    A respected religious leader of Isfahan (1856-1921).

  • ʿABD-AL-KARĪM KAŠMĪRĪ

    S. Maqbul Ahmad

    Noted chronicler of Nāder Shah’s military campaigns (d. 1784).

  • ʿABD-AL-KARĪM ḴᵛĀRAZMĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Specimens of calligraphy now in Leningrad and Istanbul are signed by him as written during his tenth, eleventh, and twelfth years, indicating that he was a skilled calligrapher at an early age. Unfortunately, none of these pages bear dates which would make it possible to determine the year of his birth.

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  • ʿABD-AL-LAṬĪF BHETĀʾĪ

    M. Baqir

    Sufi poet of Sind (1689-1752).

  • ʿABD-AL-LAṬĪF MĪRZĀ

    C. P. Haase

    Timurid ruler in Samarqand from Ramażān, 853/October, 1449 to 26 Rabīʿ I 854/8 May 1450.

  • ʿABD-AL-MAJĪD ṬĀLAQĀNĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    evered as the calligrapher who gave šekasta script its definitive form.

  • ʿABD-AL-MALEK B. NŪḤ

    C. E. Bosworth

    the penultimate ruler of the Samanid dynasty in Khorasan and Transoxania, r. 389/999.