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Sufi, jurist, and traditionist, one of the first poets to write in New Persian.
C. E. Bosworth
secretary and poet of the Ghaznavid period, d. 491/1098.
6th/12th century poet at the court of Ḵāqān Faḵr-al-dīn Manūčehr Šervānšāh.
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.
early Persian poet and prosodist (the earliest known from the Šoštar area).
Tahirid court poet.
astrologer and author, born at Kūfa, 213/828; died 275/889.
author of Jāmeʿ al-maqāmāt on the life of the Naqšbandī saint, Mawlānā Ḵᵛāǰagī Kāsānī (d. 949/1542), written in 1028/1618.
5th-6th/11th-12th century physician and philosopher of Jewish origin, born in Balad, a town on the Tigris above Mosul.