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  • ʿALĪ QĀʾENĪ

    D. Pingree

    mathematician.

  • ʿĀLĪ QĀPŪ

    P. P. Soucek

    The organization of the building suggests its general function. The lower passageway served as a gateway to the Safavid palaces west of the maydān, while the upper levels were used for royal receptions and entertainments. Pietro della Valle has written of official receptions held in the chambers of the five-storied square building.

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  • ʿALĪ QŪŠJĪ

    F. Rahman, D. Pingree

    (QŪŠJŪ), theologian and scientist (d. 879/1474). 

  • ʿALĪ TABRĪZĪ (woodcarver)

    H. Crane

    15th-century woodcarver.

  • ʿALĪ, AMĪR SAYYED

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿALĪ AL-AʿLĀ.

  • ʿALĪ, ḴᵛĀJA

    H. Horst

    also known as SAYYED ʿALĪ ʿAJAMĪ (b. ca. 770/1368-69, d. 830/1427 or 832/1429), an ancestor of the Safavid royal family, the son of Shaikh Ṣadr-al-dīn and grandson of Shaikh Ṣafī-al-dīn Ardabīlī. 

  • ʿĀLĪ, NEʿMAT KHAN

    M. U. Memon

    Satirist, historian, and Persian poet of Mughal India (d. 1121/1709-10).

  • ʿALĪʾ-AL-DĪN ATSÏZ

    C. E. Bosworth

    a late and short-reigned sultan of the Ghurid dynasty in Afghanistan (607-11/1210-14).

  • ʿALĪ-AṢḠAR KHAN AMĪN-AL-SOLṬĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See ATĀBAK-E AʿẒAM.

  • ʿALĪ-MOḤAMMAD KHAN BAHĀDOR

    Hameed ud-Din

    Historian of the Mughals and author of Merʾāt-e Aḥmadī (ca. 1111/1700-1177/1763).