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  • ʿABDALLĀH BOḴĀRĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Paintings signed by ʿAbdallāh are of two types: compositions showing strong influence from Herat painting of the late 15th and early 16th centuries and studies of couples, often in a garden setting, a theme which appears to have been especially popular in Bokhara.

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  • ʿABDALLĀH HERAVĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Calligrapher active in Herat, Samarqand, and Mashad (mid-15th century).

  • ʿABDALLĀH ḤOSAYNĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Scribe and poet in the service of the Mughal emperors Akbar and Jahāngīr (17th century).

  • ʿABDALLĀH KABRĪ

    D. Pingree

    Mathematician (d. 1083-84).

  • ʿABDALLĀH KHAN

    B. W. Robinson

    Court painter (18th-19th century).

  • ʿABDALLĀH KHAN B. ESKANDAR

    Yu. Bregel

    Šaybānīd ruler of Transoxania (d. 1598).

  • ʿABDALLĀH KHAN UZBEK

    M. H. Siddiqi

    Mughal noble and general and also briefly an autonomous ruler (10th/16th century).

  • ʿABDALLĀH MĀZANDARĀNĪ, SHAIKH

    H. Algar

    Theologian and supporter of the constitutional movement (1840-1912).

  • ʿABDALLĀH MĪRZĀ DĀRĀ

    Ḥ. Maḥbūbī Ardakānī

    Son of Fatḥ-ʿAlī Shah and governor of Ḵamsa province (1796-1846).

  • ʿABDALLĀH MORVĀRĪD

    P. P. Soucek

    (d. 1516), Timurid court official, poet, scribe, and musician.

  • ʿABDALLĀH PAŠA KÖPRÜLÜZĀDE

    M. Kohbach

    Ottoman statesman and commander-in-chief (d. 1735).

  • ʿABDALLĀH ṢAYRAFĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Dūst Moḥammad claims that the traditions of Khorasani calligraphy in the nasḵ script are derived from the writing of ʿAbdallāh Ṣayrafī, with Jaʿfar Tabrīzī acting perhaps as the transmitter of the tradition. ʿAbdallāh achieved his greatest fame as a designer of architectural inscriptions.

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  • ʿABDALLĀH ŠĪRĀZĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Qāżī Aḥmad praises ʿAbdallāh’s skill in lacquer painting (rang o rowḡan). This technique was widely used in the decoration of bookbindings during the 16th century, and the examination of surviving bindings may lead to the discovery of further works by ʿAbdallāh.

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  • ʿABDALLĀH, MĪRZĀ

    M. Caton

    (ca. 1843-1918), court musician and master of the setār and tār.

  • ʿABDALLĀH, QAVĀM-AL-DĪN

    T. Kuroyanagi

    14th century theologian and faqīh of Shiraz (d. 772/1370).

  • ʿABDALLĀH, ŠĀH

    K. A. Nizami

    (d. 1485), Persian Sufi who introduced the Šaṭṭārī order into India.

  • ʿABDALLĀH, ṢĀRĪ

    T. Yazici

    (1584-1660), Ottoman scholar, mystic, poet, and commentator of Rūmī.

  • ʿABDĀN B. AL-RABĪṬ

    W. Madelung

    early Ismaʿili missionary (dāʿī).

  • ʿABDĪ

    T. Yazici

    pen name of ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN PASHA, Ottoman official and historian (d. 1692).

  • ʿABDĪ BOḴĀRĀʾĪ

    M. Zand

    (d. 1921-22), Tajik taḏkeranevīs (biographer) and poet.