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  • ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN KHAN

    Cross-Reference

    Emir or ruler of Afghanistan, and member of the Bārakzay tribe of the Dorrāni tribal confederation, who unified the kingdom after the second Anglo-Afghan war (r. 1297-1319/1880-1901). See AFGHANISTAN x. Political History, BĀRAKZI, and DORRĀNI.

  • ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN KᵛĀRAZMĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Calligrapher specializing in nastaʿlīq, active during the middle decades of the 9th/15th century.

  • ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN SAMARQANDĪ

    Y. Bregel

    late 19th century secretary (mīrzā). A Tajik, he was a native of Samarqand. 

  • ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN SARAḴSĪ

    I. Abbas

    A Hanafite jurist (d. 1047).

  • ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN ŠAYZARĪ

    H. H. Biesterfeldt

    Syrian author and contemporary of Saladin (d. 589/1193).

  • ʿABD-AL-RAŠĪD DAYLAMĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    Calligrapher and poet who served the Mughal ruler Shah Jahān (1037-58/1628-58).

  • ʿABD-AL-RAŠĪD TATTAVĪ

    W. M. Thackston

    Noted lexicographer attached to the court of the Mughal ruler Shah Jahān.

  • ʿABD-AL-RAŠĪD, ABŪ MANṢŪR

    C. E. Bosworth

    Ghaznavid sultan, r. 441-44/1050-53.

  • ʿABD-AL-RAZZĀQ

    D. Duda

    Jahāngīr writes that sixteen miniatures are by Behzād, five by his teacher Mīrak, and one by ʿAbd-al-Razzāq. Earlier investigators did not succeed in establishing convincing attributions of the miniatures to these artists, as they were also puzzled by numerous apocryphal signatures and false identifications attached to the paintings.

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  • ʿABD-AL-RAZZĀQ AWRANGĀBĀDĪ

    Hameed ud-Din

    Mughal official and biographer, chiefly famous as the author of Maʾāṯer al-omarāʾ (18th century).