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  • EKBĀTĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See ECBATANA.

  • EKEŁEACʿ

    James Russell

    Gk. Akilisēnē, region along the Euphrates in northwest Armenia.

  • EKRĀM, MOḤAMMAD

    J. Bečka

    or Ekrom, b. ʿAbd-al-Salām (1847-1925), known as Dāmollā Ekrāmče, a Bukharan scholar and madrasa teacher.

  • EKRĀMĪ, JALĀL

    J. Bečka

    or Jalol Ikromī (1909-93), considered to be Tajikistan’s most important fiction writer and playwright of the Soviet period.

  • EḴŠĪD

    F. Grenet and N. Sims-Williams

    Arabo-Persian form of a Sogdian royal title attested in Sogdian script as (ʾ)xšyδ and in Manichean script as (ʾ)xšy(y)δ.

  • EKSĪR

    Cross-Reference

    See KĪMĪĀ.

  • EḴTESĀN, TĀJ-AL-MOLK MOḤAMMAD

    Iqtidar Husain Siddiqi

    b. Aḥmad b. Ḥasan ʿAbdūsī Dehlavī (1300-51), author in Persian and secretary (dabīr) at the courts of the Tughluqid sultans Ḡīāṯ-al-Dīn Tōḡloq and his son Ḡīāṯ-al-Dīn Mo-ḥammad.

  • EḴTĪĀR MONŠĪ, ḴᵛĀJA

    W. Thackston

    (fl. mid 10th/16th cent.), a master calligrapher of the chancery taʿlīq style from Herat.

  • EḴTĪĀR-AL-DĪN

    Maria Eva Subtelny

    the citadel of Herat located on an elevation adjacent to the north wall of the old city and actually consisting of two parts, the stronghold proper—a rectangle of fired brick and a larger area to the west of unfired brick—that were originally buttressed by 25 towers which reflect various periods of construction.

  • EḴTĪĀRĀT

    David Pingree

    lit. "choices, elections"; a term used in Islamic divination and astrology in at least four principle meanings.