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  • ABU’L-QĀSEM MOḤAMMAD ASLAM

    S. Moinul Haq

    (pen name MONʿEMĪ), 18th-century historian of Kashmir.

  • ABU’L-QĀSEM NĀʾĪNĪ

    L. Richter-Bernburg

    Major representative (practitioner, instructor, author) of traditional medicine in late Qajar Persia (1245-1322/1829-30 to 1904-05).

  • ABU’L-QĀSEM SAʿĪD

    D. Duda

    ABU’L-QASEM SAID's name is preserved in the colophon of a Koran manuscript written in early nasḵī script. In the colophon the scribe calls himself the son or grandson of a pupil of Jawharī. That famous Arab lexicographer (originally from Turkestan) after extensive travels, settled in Nīšāpūr to teach, copy books, and pursue a literary career.

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  • ABU’L-QĀSEM SOLṬĀN

    M. H. Pathan

    Bēglār chief of Sind, b. at Nasarpur, Sind, in 969/1562.

  • ABU’L-RAYḤĀN BĪRŪNĪ

    Cross-Reference

    Scholar and polymath of the period of the late Samanids and early Ghaznavids and one of the two greatest intellectual figures of his time in the eastern lands of the Muslim world (362/973-after 442/1050). See BĪRŪNĪ, ABU’L-RAYḤĀN.

  • ABU’L-RAYYĀN EṢFAHĀNĪ

    C. Cahen

    Buyid vizier (10th century).

  • ABU’L-ŠAYḴ EṢFAHĀNĪ

    Cross-Reference

    Traditionist and Koran commentator, important principally for his Ṭabaqāt al-moḥaddeṯī (274-369/887-979). See EṢFAHĀNĪ, ABU’L-ŠAYḴ.

  • ABU’L-TAYYEB ṬABARĪ

    J. Wakin

    Jurisconsult, judge (qāżī), and professor of legal sciences; he was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the leading Shafeʿites of 5th/11th century Baghdad.

  • ABU’L-ṬAYYEB ṬĀHER

    M. Forstner

    founder of the Taherid dynasty of Khorasan; born 139/775-76 in Pūšang (Būšang), died 207/822 in Marv.

  • ABU’L-WAFĀ B. SAʿID

    D. Pingree

    Author in Persian (15th century).