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Sheila S. Blair
Just as the text of Rašid-al-Din Fażl-Allāh’s Jāmeʿ al-tawāriḵ can be regarded as groundbreaking historically, so too the illustrations to it are seminal for the study of art history.
a Persian manual on foruʿ al-feqh (positive rules derived from the sources of legal knowledge) in Shiʿism.
See ZIĀRAT-E JĀMEʿA.
the Association of graduates of the Teacher Training College, founded in 1932 by its first two graduating classes.
, ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN NUR-AL-DIN b. Neẓām-al-Din Aḥmad-e Dašti, Persian poet, scholar, and Sufi (1414-1492). Over almost fifty years, he turned his hand to every genre of Persian poetry and penned numerous treatises on a wide range of topics in the humanities and religious sciences.
though born in the hamlet of Ḵarjerd, Jāmi would take his penname from the nearby village of Jām (lying about midway between Mashad and Herat), where he spent his childhood.
among the several facets of Jāmi’s persona and career—Sufi, scholar, poet, associate of rulers—it may be permissible to award primacy to the first mentioned.
Jāmi’s writings are among the most frequently illustrated in the history of Persian manuscript painting.
OSMAN G. ÖZGÜDENLI
(or Jāmi Meṣri), AḤMAD, Ottoman official, poet, and translator (fl. 10th/16th century).
(Society of Islamic Coalition), a religious-political organization founded in 1963 to propagate Ayatollah Khomeini’s vision of an Islamic-Iranian state and society and to mobilize the population to implement that vision.