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  • ʿALĪ-QOLĪ KHAN ŠĀMLŪ

    R. N. Savory

    (d. 977/1589), Safavid governor of Herat and guardian of the future Shah ʿAbbās I. 

  • ʿALĪ-QOLĪ KHAN WĀLEH

    W. Kirmani

    Persian poet at the Mughal court (1124-69/1712-56).

  • ʿALĪ-REŻĀ ABBĀSĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    10th-11th/16th-17th century calligrapher born and trained in Tabrīz but active principally in Qazvīn and Isfahan.

  • ʿALĪ-REŻĀ KHAN QĀJĀR

    Cross-Reference

    See AŻOD-AL-MOLK.

  • ʿALĪ-ŠĪR NAVĀʾĪ, AMĪR

    Cross-Reference

    See NAVĀʾĪ.

  • ʿALIDS

    W. Madelung

    OF ṬABARESTĀN, DAYLAMĀN, AND GĪLĀN. From its beginnings in 250/864 until the early Safavid age, ʿAlid rule in the coastal regions south of the Caspian Sea was based chiefly on Zaydī Shiʿite support.

  • ʿALĪKOŠ

    F. Hole

    an archeological site dating to the 8th millennium B.C. in southwestern Iran, near the modern town of Deh Lorān.

  • ʿALĪŠĀH BOḴĀRĪ

    D. Pingree

    7th/13th century astronomer.

  • ʿALĪŠĀH, TĀJ-AL-DĪN

    B. Spuler

    vizier of the two Il-khans Ölǰeytü (r. 703-17/1304-16) and Abū Saʿīd (r. 717-36/1317-35).

  • ʿALĪTIGIN

    C. E. Bosworth

    the usual name in the sources for ʿALĪ B. ḤASAN or HĀRŪN BOḠRA KHAN, member of the Hasanid or eastern branch of the Qarakhanid family, ruler in Transoxania during the early 5th/11th century (d. 425/1034).