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  • 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.