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  • DAʿĪ

    Farhad Daftary

    he who summons; a term used by several Muslim groups, especially the Ismaʿilis, to designate their propagandists or missionaries.

  • DĀʿĪ

    Tahsin Yazici

    the pen name of Aḥmad b. Ebrāhīm b. Moḥammad, Turkish scholar and poet who wrote in both Persian and Turkish.

  • DĀʿĪ BOḴĀRĪ

    Cathérine Poujol

    (d. 1885), poet from Bukhara, probably born during the reign of Amir Naṣr-Allāh (1827-60).

  • DĀʿĪ ELAʾL-ḤAQQ, ABŪ ʿABD ALLĀH MOḤAMMAD

    Wilfred Madelung

    b. Zayd b. Moḥammad b. Esmāʿīl b. Ḥasan b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭāleb (d. 287/900), brother and successor of Ḥasan b. Zayd, founder of Zaydī rule in Rūyān and Ṭabarestān.

  • DĀʿĪ JĀN NĀPELʾON

    Nasrin Rahimiyeh

    lit., “Uncle Napoleon”, a satirical novel written in 1348-49 Š./1969-70 by Īraj Pezeškzād, who was already known in Persia for writing such satirical novels.

  • DĀʿĪ ŠĪRĀZĪ

    Ḏabīḥ-Allāh Ṣafā

    AL-DĀʿĪ ELAʾLLĀH SAYYED NEẒĀM AL DĪN MAḤMŪD(1407-65), poet, preacher, and leader of the Neʿmat-Allāhī Sufi order in Fārs.

  • DĀʿĪ-AL-ESLĀM, SAYYED MOḤAMMAD ʿALĪ

    M. Saleem Akhtar

    Per­sian scholar, preacher, and lexicographer, born 1295/1878 at Lārījān.

  • DĀʿĪ-E KABĪR

    Cross-Reference

    See ḤASAN b. ZAYD.

  • DĀʿĪ-E ṢAḠĪR

    Cross-Reference

    See ḤASAN b. QĀSEM ʿALAWĪ.

  • DĀITYĀ, VAŊHVĪ

    Gherardo Gnoli

    the name of a river connected with the religious law, frequently identified in scholarly literature with the Oxus or with rivers of the northeastern region.