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  • ḤAMZA B. ĀḎARAK

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    or Atrak or ʿAbd-Allāh Abu Ḵozayma (d. 828), Kharijite rebel in Sistān and Khorasan during early ʿAbbasid times.

  • HAMZA NİGARİ

    Tahsin Yazi

    (Ḥamza Negāri) Ḥāji Mir Ḥamza Efendi b. Mir Pāšā, Sufi and poet from Azerbaijan, who wrote in both Persian and Turkish (d. 1886).

  • ḤAMZA-NĀMA i. GENERAL

    William L. Hanaway, Jr.

    The hero of Ḥamza-nāma is Ḥamza b. ʿAbd-al-Moṭṭaleb, whose adventures are thought to be a conflation of stories from eastern Persia about Ḥamza b. ʿAbd-Allāh the Kharijite (d. 797-8).

  • ḤAMZA-NĀMA ii. In the Subcontinent

    Frances W. Pritchett

    The Indo-Persian romance tradition, extending from the medieval period to the early 20th century, produced prose works of considerable literary and cultural interest, chief among which were many versions of the Ḥamza romance.

  • HANAFITE MAḎHAB

    Merlin Swartz

    a school of Sunni jurisprudence named after Abu Ḥanifa Noʿmān b. Ṯābet (699-767), an early Kufan jurist and theologian of Persian descent.

  • HANBALITE MAḎHAB

    Merlin Swartz

    a school of Sunni law and theology named after Aḥmad b. Ḥanbal (d. 855) which was founded largely under his influence in Baghdad.

  • HANG-E AFRĀSIĀB

    A. Sh. Shahbazi

    in the national epic, the cave in which Afrāsiāb, the fugitive king of Turān, spent his last days.

  • HĀNIBĀL, ʿALI

    Ali Boloukbashi

    (1891-1966), Russian-born Persian scholar and founder of the first journal of anthropology (majalla-ye mardom-šenāsi) in Persia.

  • HĀNSAVI

    S. H. Qasemi

    , Shaikh (b. 1184-5, d. i1260-61), mystic, poet, and author.

  • HANWAY, JONAS

    Ernest Tucker

    (1712-86), an English merchant who traveled to Persia and wrote an account of the trip which provides an eyewitness view of northern Iran during Nāder Shah’s last years.