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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.
M. U. Memon
a potter known through a single signed piece reputedly found in Sāva.
(b. Malaṭīa, 1225; d. Marāḡa, 1286), Syriac historian and polymath, also known as Bar Hebraeus. See EBN AL-ʿEBRĪ, ABU’L-FARAJ.
K. Abū Deeb
Author of the Ketāb al-aḡānī.