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  • 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).

  • ALLAHABAD

    Z. A. Desai

    Major city and headquarters of a district of the same name in Uttar Pradesh, India at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers.

  • ALLĀHDĪĀ ČEŠTĪ

    G. Sarwar

    Mughal author of Sīar al-aqṭāb, a biography of the masters of the Ṣāberī Češtī Sufi order (17th century).

  • ALLĀHO AKBAR, KŪH-E

    E. Ehlers

    a mountain range that forms part of the northern rim of the Khorasan trench in northeastern Iran, to the north of the city of Qūčān.  

  • ALLĀHVERDĪ KHAN (1)

    R. M. Savory

    (d.1022/1613), a Georgian ḡolām who rose to high office in the Safavid state. 

  • ALLĀHVERDĪ KHAN (2)

    C. Fleischer

    (d. 1072/1662), son of Ḵosrow Khan (d. 1063/1653), a Safavid ḡolām of Armenian origin.

  • ALLĀHYĀR KHAN

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀFĪ, ALLĀHYĀR KHAN.