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R. W. Bulliet
A wealthy dehqān from Sabzavār who was prominent as a founder of madrasas in the second decade of the 5th/11th century.
Shafeʿite faqīh (jurist) and Ghaznavid official, d. 424/1033. See ABŪ BAKR ḤAṢĪRĪ.
The only son of Kāmrān Mīrza, brother and rival of the Mughal emperor Homāyūn (r. 937-47, 962-63/1530-40, 1555-56).
Hanafite scholar, Sufi, and judge (qāżī) of Samarqand (9th-10th centuries).
K. A. Luther
Vizier of Atabeg Ozbek b. Moḥammad b. Eldagōz, ruler of Azerbaijan, 607-22/1210-25.
J. van Ess
Administrator and intellectual of Persian descent, Hanafite jurist and foremost representative of the Moʿtazela in Khorasan (d. Šaʿbān, 319/February, 931).
Author of a Ketāb fī oṣūl al-aḥkām (“Book concerning the foundations of astrological judgments”).
Fourth head of the Kermānī branch of the Šayḵī school of Shiʿism (19th-20th centuries).
Scholar of philosophy, theology, and other disciplines who was at first an Emāmī Shiʿite but later embraced a form of extreme Shiʿism (d. near Šīrāz, 352/962).
S. Moinul Haq
(pen name MONʿEMĪ), 18th-century historian of Kashmir.