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Official and author in British India (18th-19th century).
Poet and physician whose pen name was Ṭāleb (d. 1015/1606-07).
noted 3rd/9th century ascetic.
S. Moinul Haq
noble in the service of Akbar and author of Tārīḵ-e Goǰrāt, a short history of that province from the reign of Bahādor Shah (932-43/1526-36), with an account of his wars against Homāyūn, through Akbar’s conquest and up to 992/1584.
Important figure in the history of Iranian and Central Asian Sufism, largely neglected by both Iranian and Western scholarship (440-535/1048-49 to 1140).
J. van Ess
disciple of Ebn Karrām (d. 255/869).
P. E. Walker
one of the most important of the early Ismaʿili dāʿīs.
See BESṬĀMĪ, BĀYAZĪD.
Muʿtazilite scholar and author of an immense Koran commentary, born Šaʿbān, 393/June, 1003 (according to another report 391) in Qazvīn.
perhaps the single most important luster potter of Kāšān known to us. More signed and dated works (from 587/1191 to 616/1219) are known by him than by any other potter, and his signature occurs on a greater variety of wares, including both tiles and vessels.