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  • ALLĀHYĀR KHAN ABDĀLĪ

    J. R. Perry

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

  • ALLĀHYĀR KHAN ĀṢAF-AL-DAWLA

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀṢAF-AL-DAWLA.

  • ALLĀHYĀR KHAN QELĪČĪ

    A. Amanat

    (b. ca. 1150/1735-36), khan of the Qelīča, a minor Turkish tribe in northern Khorasan, and ruler of Sabzevār at the turn of the 19th century.

  • ʿALLĀMĪ, ABU’L-FAŻL

    Cross-Reference

    Historian, officer, chief secretary, and confidant of the Mughal emperor Akbar I; see ABU’L-FAŻL ʿALLĀMĪ.

  • ALLIANCE ISRAĒLITE UNIVERSELLE

    A. Netzer

    the first worldwide Jewish organization, through which a number of Jewish schools were founded in Iran.

  • ALMOND

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀDĀM.

  • ALP ARSLĀN

    K. A. Luther

    Saljuq sultan from 455/1063 to 465/1072.

  • ALPTIGIN

    C. E. Bosworth

    Turkish military slave commander of the Samanids and founder of Turkish power in eastern Afghanistan (d. 352/963).

  • ALQĀB VA ʿANĀWĪN

    A. Ašraf

    titles and forms of address, employed in Iran from pre-Islamic times.

  • ALQĀS MĪRZA

    C. Fleischer

    second of Shah Esmāʿīl’s four surviving sons (1516-1550) and leader of a revolt.