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  • ABŪ SAʿĪD KHAN

    Y. Bregel

    cousin of Šaybānī Khan and great-grandson of Uluḡ Beg in the female line, khan of the Uzbeks of Transoxania (936-40/1530-33).  

  • ABŪ ŠAKŪR BALḴĪ

    G. Lazard

    poet of the Samanid period.

  • ABŪ SALAMA ḴALLĀL

    R. W. Bulliet

    head of the Hashemite propaganda organization (daʿwa) that sparkled the ʿAbbasid revolution and first vizier of the new dynasty. 

  • ABŪ ṢĀLEḤ MANṢŪR

    C. E. Bosworth

    Samanid prince, the cousin of the amir Aḥmad b. Esmāʿīl (295-301/907-14) and uncle of his successor Naṣr b. Aḥmad (301-31/914-43).

  • ABŪ ṢĀLEḤ MANṢŪR (I) NŪḤ

    C. E. Bosworth

    (350-66/961-76), Samanid ruler in Transoxania and Khorasan and successor of his brother ʿAbd-al-Malek after the latter’s death in Šawwāl, 350/November, 961.

  • ABŪ SALĪK GORGĀNĪ

    M. N. Osmanov

    Persian poet, contemporary of ʿAmr b. Layṯ the Saffarid (265-88/879-901). 

  • ABŪ ŠOʿAYB HERAVĪ

    J. W. Clinton

    or BŪ ŠOʿAYB as he is more commonly known, one of the many poets of the Samanid court which has survived virtually in name only.

  • ABŪ ŠOJĀʿ EṢFAHĀNĪ

    H. Halm

    (434-500/1042-43 to 1106, Shafeʿite jurist. 

  • ABŪ ŠOJĀʿ FANĀ ḴOSROW

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿAŻOD-AL-DAWLA.

  • ABŪ ṬĀHER

    O. Watson

    Far from the works of the son following close upon those of the father, the gap between known works of the first generation is twenty-eight years, and between the second generations, forty-two years. Late marriage and long apprenticeships may be the explanation. However, the time gap would seem to indicate that the son did not learn his skills directly from father.

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