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  • ABŪZAYDĀBĀDĪ

    E. Yarshater

    (Būzābādī for short), a variety of the local dialects of Kāšān province, spoken in the village of Abūzaydābād and its farms, and belonging to the Central or Median group of Iranian dialects.

  • ABU’L-ʿABBĀS ʿANBARĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿANBARĪ.

  • ABU’L-ʿABBĀS MARVAZĪ

    Dj. Khaleghi-Motlagh

    Sufi, jurist, and traditionist, one of the first poets to write in New Persian. 

  • ABU’L-ʿALĀʾ ʿAṬĀʾ

    C. E. Bosworth

    secretary and poet of the Ghaznavid period, d. 491/1098.

  • ABU’L-ʿALĀʾ GANJAVĪ

    Ż. Sajjādi

    6th/12th century poet at the court of Ḵāqān Faḵr-al-dīn Manūčehr Šervānšāh. 

  • ABU’L-ʿALĀʾ HAMADĀNĪ

    L. A. Giffen

    saintly specialist in the science of Koran readings (qerāʾāt) and Tradition, born in Hamadān in 488/1090 and died in 569/1173.

  • ABU’L-ʿALĀʾ ŠOŠTARĪ

    M. Zand

    early Persian poet and prosodist (the earliest known from the Šoštar area).

  • ABU’L-ʿAMAYṮAL

    I. Abbas

    Tahirid court poet.

  • ABU’L-ʿANBAS ṢAYMARĪ

    D. Pingree

    astrologer and author, born at Kūfa, 213/828; died 275/889. 

  • ABU’L-BAQĀʾ

    H. Algar

    author of Jāmeʿ al-maqāmāt on the life of the Naqšbandī saint, Mawlānā Ḵᵛāǰagī Kāsānī (d. 949/1542), written in 1028/1618.