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  • ḠANĪ, QĀSEM

    Abbas Milani

    Qasem Gani was a prolific writer and, during his many years abroad, corresponded with several eminent figures of the time. His diaries, notebooks, and letters have been compiled and edited in twelve volumes under the general supervision of his son, Cyrus Ghani.

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  • ḠANĪMAT KONJĀHĪ

    Arif Naushahi

    Persian poet from the Indian subcontinent, famous for composing Nīrang-e ʿešq (d. ca 1713).

  • ḠANĪZĀDA, MAḤMŪD

    Hassan Javadi

    b. Mīrzā Ḡanī Dīlmaqānī, liberal journalist, historian, and poet (1879-1936).

  • GANJ-ʿALĪ KHAN

    Mohammad-Ebrahim Bastani Parizi

    a military leader and governor of Kermān, Sīstān, and Qandahār under Shah ʿAbbās I (996-1038/1588-1629). 

  • GANJ-E ARŠADĪ

    S. H. Askari

    An Indo-Persian collection of sayings (malfūẓāt) of the Češtī saint of Jaunpour Aršad Badr-al-Ḥaqq (1047-1113/1637-1701).

  • GANJ-E BĀDĀVARD

    Mahmoud Omidsalar

    (the treasure brought by the wind), name of one of the eight treasures of the Sasanian Ḵosrow II Parvēz (r. 591-628 C.E.) according to most Persian sources.

  • GANJ-E ŠAKAR, Farid-al-Din Masʿud

    Gerhard Böwering

    Popularly known as Bābā Farid, a major Shaikh of the Češtīya mystic order, born in the last quarter of the 6th/12th century in Kahtwāl near Moltān, Punjab.

  • GANJ-E ŠĀYAGĀN

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  • GANJ-NĀMA

    Stuart C. Brown

    (lit. treasure book), location in a pass at an altitude of about 2,000 m across the Alvand Kūh leading westward to Tūyserkān, 12 km southwest of Hamadān.

  • GANJA

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    (Ar. Janza), the Islamic name of a town in the early medieval Islamic province of Arrān (the classical Caucasian Albania, Armenian Alvankʿ).