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  • 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).

  • ALIZADEH, Ghazaleh

    Ḥasan Mirʿābedini

    According to her mother’s biographical account, Alizadeh was a sensitive child, who often exhibited signs of depression and sought solace in her imagination. Upon witnessing the slaughter of a sacrificial sheep on a religious occasion when still a child, she became a staunch vegetarian.

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  • ʿALLĀF

    Cross-Reference

    See ABU’L-HOḎAYL.

  • ALLĀH-QOLĪ KHAN ĪLḴĀNĪ

    A. Amanat

    Qajar notable (ca. 1236-1309/1820-1892).