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  • ʿEBĀDĪ, AḤMAD

    Jean During

    (1906-1993), one of the outstanding modern masters of Persian music. He played a leading role in popularizing the setār; the appeal of his performance resulted partly from the development of a new style involving slight technical and acoustical modifications to the instrument.

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  • EBĀḤĪYA

    Hamid Algar

    or EBĀḤATĪYA; a polemical term denoting either antinomianism or groups and individuals accused thereof.

  • EBER-NĀRI

    Muhammad A. Dandamayev

    the Akkadian name used in Assyrian and Babylonian records of the 8th-5th centuries B.C.E. for the lands to the west of the Euphrates—i.e., Phoenicia, Syria, and Palestine.

  • EBERMAN, VASILIĬ ALEKSANDROVICH

    Anas B. Khalidov

    (b. St. Petersburg, 1899, d. Orel, 1937), scholar of early Persian poets writing in Arabic.

  • EBIR NĀRĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See EBER-NĀRI.

  • EBLĀḠ

    Nassereddin Parvin

    lit. “communication”; title of five Persian language newspapers.

  • EBLĪS

    Hamid Algar

    a Koranic designation for the devil in Persian Sufi Tradition, derived ultimately from the Greek diabolos.

  • EBN ʿABBĀD

    Cross-Reference

    See ṢĀḤEB B. ʿABBĀD.

  • EBN ʿABBĀD, Esmāʿil, al-Ṣāḥeb Kāfi al-Kofāt

    Maurice Pomerantz

    vizier and belletrist.

  • EBN ABHAR, MOḤAMMAD-TAQĪ

    Stephen Lambden

    (1854-1919), Bahai teacher and one of the “hands of the cause."