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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.
an early Persian poet. Nothing is known about his birth and early life, except that he was born in Rūna, the exact location of which is uncertain.
4th/10th century poet of Sīstān, author of several lost works on the art of poetry.
An early 6th/12th century astronomer.
Shiʿite jurist, d. 976/1568-69.
J. R. Perry
a chieftain of the Haft Lang branch of the Baḵtīārī and paramount chief (īlḵānī) of the tribe.