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  • FAŻLĪ, MEḤMED

    Tahsın Yazici

    (b. Istanbul; d. Kütahya, 1563), Moḥammad or ʿAlī ÇAĞDAŞLAN; Turkish poet, known also as Qara Fażlī.

  • FAŻLŪYA DYNASTY

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀL-E FAŻLŪYA.

  • FAŻLŪYA, Amir ABU’L-ʿABBĀS FAŻL

    ʿAbd-Allāh Mardūḵ

    known also as Neẓām-al-Dīn Fażl-Allāh, chief of the Šabānkāra Kurds in Fārs during the 11th century.

  • FEDĀʾĪ

    Farhad Daftary

    or fedāwī; devotee, a person who offers his life for others or in the service of a particular cause.

  • FEDĀʾĪ ḴORĀSĀNĪ, MOḤAMMAD

    Farhad Daftary

    b. Zayn-al-ʿĀbedīn b. Karbalāʾī Dāwūd (b. ca. 1850; d. 1923), foremost Persian Nezārī Ismaʿili author and poet of modern times, who is referred to as Ḥājī Āḵūnd in the Persian Nezārī community.

  • FEDĀʾĪĀN-E ESLĀM

    FARHAD KAZEMI

    a Shiʿite fundamentalist group with a strong activist political orientation founded in 1945 by a charismatic figure, Sayyed Mojtabā Mīrlawḥī (1923-55).

  • FEDĀʾĪĀN-E ḴALQ

    Cross-Reference

    See COMMUNISM iii.

  • FEHİM SÜLEYMAN EFENDİ

    Tahsın Yazici

    or FAHĪM SOLAYMĀN (b. Istanbul, 1789; d. 1846), a Persian teacher and poet of Turkish origin.

  • FEHREST

    Rudolf Sellheim and Mohsen Zakeri, François de Blois, Werner Sundermann

    or Ketāb al-fehrest; a celebrated catalogue of books in Arabic, drafted in 987 by Ebn al-Nadīm. Some scholars regard him as a Persian, but this is not certain. However, his choice of a rather rare Persian word for the title of a handbook on Arabic literature is noteworthy.

  • FEKETE, Lajos

    ANDRÁS BODROGLIGETI

    (1891-1969), Hungarian historian and specialist of Turkish-Persian paleography.