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  • EBN BĀBAWAYH (1)

    Sheila S. Blair

    (Bābūya), family of Persian builders, luster potters, and tile makers, descended from the Shiʿite scholar Ebn Bābūya al-Ṣadūq (d. 991) and active in the 12th-14th centuries.

  • EBN BĀBAWAYH (2)

    Martin McDermott

    (Bābūya), SHAIKH ṢADŪQ ABŪ JAʿFAR MOḤAMMAD b. Abu’l-Ḥasan ʿAlī... Mūsā Qomī (b. Qom after 305, probably about 311/923; d. Ray, 381/991), author of one of the authoritative four books of Imami Shiʿite Hadith, Man lā yaḥżoroho’l-faqīh.

  • EBN BĀKŪYA

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀBĀ KŪHĪ.

  • EBN BAQIYA

    C. E. Bosworth

    called Naṣir-al-Dawla and Nāṣeḥ "Counselor,” vizier of the Buyids in Iraq, b. 314/926, d. 367/978.

  • EBN BAṬṬŪṬA

    Charles F. Beckingham

    (1304-1368/9), the most famous Muslim traveler.

  • EBN BAZZĀZ

    Roger Savory

    author of the Ṣafwat al-ṣafāʾ, a biography of Shaikh Ṣafī-al-Dīn Esḥāq Ardabīlī (d. 935/1334), founder of the Safavid order of Sufis and the eponym of the Safavid dynasty.

  • EBN BĪBĪ, NĀṢER-AL-DĪN ḤOSAYN

    Tahsin Yazici

    b. Moḥammad b. ʿAlī Jaʿfarī Roḡadī, Persian historian and man of letters.

  • EBN BOḴTĪŠŪʿ

    Lutz Richter-Bernburg

    prominent family of physicians of Gondēšāpūr at court during the early ʿAbbasid period.

  • EBN DĀʿĪ RĀZĪ, ABŪ TORĀB ṢAFĪ-AL-DĪN MORTAŻĀ

    Marco Salami

    b. Dāʿī b. Qāsem Rāzī Ḥosaynī (or Ḥasanī), known as ʿAlam-al-Hodā (d. after 1132), Imami traditionist and author of a heresiography in Persian.

  • EBN DĀROST, MAJD-AL-WOZARĀʾ MOḤAMMAD

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    b. Manṣūr (d. Ahvā, 1074), vizier to the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Qāʾem from 9 May 1061 to 9 December 1062.