Table of Contents

  • FANĀRŪZĪ, ḴᵛĀJA ʿAMĪD ABU’L-FAWĀRES

    cross-reference

    See SENDBĀD-NĀMA.

  • FANĪ KAŠMĪRĪ

    Sharif Husain Qasemi

    pen name of Shaikh MOḤAMMAD-MOḤSEN b. Ḥasan KAŠMĪRĪ (d. 1670/71), Indo-Persian scholar and poet.

  • FĀNŪS

    Cross-reference

    lanterns. See ČERĀḠ.

  • FAQĪR DEHLAVĪ, MĪR ŠAMS-AL-DĪN

    Munibur Rahman

    or Maftūn (fl. 18th century), Persian poet from the Indian sub-continent.

  • FAQĪR-ALLĀH JALĀLĀBĀDĪ

    Cross-reference

    See AFGHANISTAN xii. LITERATURE.

  • FĀRĀB

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    a small district on the middle Syr Darya in Transoxania, at the confluence of that river with its right-bank tributary, the Arys, which flows down from Esfījāb, and also the name of a small town within it.

  • FĀRĀBĪ

    Multiple Authors

    Muslim philosopher of the 10th century.

  • FĀRĀBĪ i. Biography

    Dimitri Gutas

    No one among Fārābī’s successors and their followers, or even unrelated scholars, undertook to write his full biography.

  • FĀRĀBĪ ii. Logic

    Deborah L. Black

    Many of his writings take the form of commentaries on, or summaries of, the Aristotelian Organon, which, following the tradition of the Alexandrian commentators of late antiquity, included Porphyry’s Isagoge as well as Aristotle’sRhetoric and Poetics.

  • FĀRĀBĪ iii. Metaphysics

    Thérèse-Anne Druart

    His metaphysics scillates between two main projects: (1) a study of what is common to all beings, i.e., being as such and other universal notions such as oneness, and (2) a study of the ultimate causes, i.e., God and other immaterial beings.