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  • 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.

  • ALLĀHYĀR KHAN ABDĀLĪ

    J. R. Perry

    a chieftain of the important Afghan tribe of the Abdālī (later known as the Dorrānī).