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  • AMĪN-E ELĀHĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See ARDAKĀNĪ, ABU’L-ḤASAN.

  • AMĪN-E ŠŪRĀ

    Cross-Reference

    See PĀŠĀ KHAN.

  • AMĪNĀ

    A. Netzer

    pen name of BENYĀMĪN B. MĪŠĀʾĪL KĀŠĀNĪ, an outstanding Jewish poet of Iran.

  • AMĪNA AQDAS

    G. Nashat

    or AMĪN-E AQDAS (d. 1311/1893), one of Nāṣer-al-dīn Shah’s most powerful wives.  

  • AMĪNĀ QAZVĪNĪ

    Hameed ud-Din

    also known as MĪRZĀ AMĪNA or AMĪNA-YE MONŠĪ, Mughal historian and poet of Shah Jahān’s reign.

  • AMĪNĪ, SHAIKH ʿABD-AL-ḤOSAYN

    H. Algar

    also known as ʿAllāma-ye Amīnī (1320-90/1902-70), Shiʿite scholar and author of the encyclopedic al-Ḡadīr fi’l-ketāb wa’l-sonna wa’l-adab.

  • AMĪNJĪ

    I. Poonawala

    eminent Ṭayyebī Ismaʿili jurist from Ahmadabad in India (d. 1567).

  • AMĪR

    C. E. Bosworth

    “commander, governor, prince” in Arabic. The term seems to be basically Islamic; although it does not occur in the Koran, we do find there the related concept of the “holders of authority.”

  • AMĪR ARSALĀN

    W. L. Hanaway, Jr.

    a prose romance of the genre dāstānhā-ye ʿammīāna, “popular tales,” composed by Mīrzā Moḥammad ʿAlī Naqīb-al-mamālek, the chief storyteller of Nāṣer-al-dīn Shah (r. 1848-96).

  • AMĪR AṢLĀN KHAN

    Cross-Reference

    See MAJD-AL-DAWLA.