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  • ABDĀL BEG

    E. Glassen

    one of the seven trusted Qezelbāš amirs (ahl-e eḵteṣāṣ) who, after the death of Solṭān ʿAlī (898/1493), accompanied the latter’s young brother and designated master of the Safavid order, Esmāʿīl, to Lāhīǰān, where he found refuge from the persecution of the Āq Qoyonlū rulers.

  • ABDĀL ČEŠTĪ

    M. Imam

    described by Jāmī as the foremost among the shaikhs of Češt. He was born in 260/874.

  • ABDĀL, QARA ŠEMSĪ

    T. Yazici

    (1244-1303/1828-86), a Turkish poet who also wrote poetry in Persian.

  • ABDĀLĪ

    C. M. Kieffer

    ancient name of a large tribe, or more particularly of a group of Afghan tribes, better known by the name of Dorrānī since the reign of Aḥmad Šāh Dorrānī (1747-72). 

  • ʿABDALLĀH

    L. Mackie

    Name appearing on four diverse, high-quality silks of the first half of the 17th century.

  • ʿABDALLĀH (2)

    I. H. Siddiqi

    Author of Tārīḵ-e Dāʾūdī, fl. early 17th century.

  • ʿABDALLĀH ANṢĀRĪ

    S. de Laugier de Beaureceuil

    Outstanding commentator of the Koran, traditionist, polemicist, and spiritual master (5th/11th century).

  • ʿABDALLĀH B. AḤMAD

    Cross-Reference

    See EBN AL-BAYṬĀR.

  • ʿABDALLĀH B. ʿĀMER

    J. Lassner

    Arab general and governor active in Iran, b. in Mecca in 4/626.

  • ʿABDALLĀH B. EBRĀHĪM

    C. P. Haase

    Timurid khan (k. 1451).