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  • FAUSTUS

    James R. Russell

    fifth-century author of the Patmutʿiwn Hayocʿ (History of the Armenians) or Buzandaran.

  • FAVA BEANS

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀQELĀ.

  • FAWZĪ MOSTĀRĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See FEVZİ MOSTĀRĪ.

  • FAWZĪ, MOḤAMMAD

    Cross-Reference

    See FEVZI EFENDI.

  • FAYYĀŻ LĀHĪJĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿABD-AL-RAZZĀQ LĀHĪJĪ.

  • FAYYĀŻ, ʿALĪ-AKBAR MAJĪDĪ

    Jalāl Matīnī

    Fayyāż remained an indefatigable scholar all his life. Going beyond his traditional background, he studied a number of western languages, including Russian, German, English, ancient Greek, and Latin. He was a meticulous scholar, combining his profound knowledge of traditional Islamic sciences and Persian literature with modern methodology in scholarship and literary criticism.

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  • FAYŻ MOḤAMMAD KĀTEB

    R. D. McChesney and A. H. Tarzi

    Afghan court chronicler and secretary to the amir Ḥabīb–Allāh Khan (r. 1901-19).

  • FAYŻ-E KĀŠĀNĪ, MOLLĀ MOḤSEN-MOḤAMMAD

    Hamid Algar

    b. Šāh Mortażā b. Šāh Maḥmūd (b. 1598-9, d. 1679), prolific and versatile scholar of the Safavid period, celebrated chiefly for his Sufi inclinations.

  • FAYŻĀBĀD

    Daniel Balland

    a toponym of auspicious meaning (“blessed abode”) which enjoys great popularity throughout the Iranian world.

  • FAYŻĪ, ABU’L-FAYŻ

    Munibur Rahman

    (b. Agra, 1547; d. Lahore, 1595), Mughal court poet, also known as Fayżī Fayyāżī, who wrote mainly in Persian.