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  • JOBBĀʾI

    Sabine Schmidtke

    the name of two Muʿtazilite theologians, Abu ʿAli Moḥammad b. ʿAbd-al-Wahhāb (849-915) and his son Abu Hāšem ʿAbd-al-Salām (890-933).

  • JOČI

    Michal Biran

    (in Persian and Turkic also Tuši, Duši, ca. 1184-1227), the eldest son of Čengiz Khan (d. 1227) and the ancestor of the khans of the Golden Horde, the westernmost Mongolian khanate.

  • JOFT-E GĀV

    Cross-Reference

    "pair of oxen," term used in traditional farming system of Iran. See GĀVBAND.

  • JOḠD

    cross-reference

    See BUF.

  • JOLLĀBI, ABU’L-ḤASAN

    cross-reference

    See HOJVIRI, ABU’L-ḤASAN.

  • JOMUR

    P. Oberling

    (also angl. Jumur), a small Sunnite Kurdish tribe of northern Lorestān.

  • JONAS, Hans

    Kurt Rudolph

    In 1958 Jonas published The Gnostic Religion, which is a revised English version of his German study of gnosticism. He was a prolific author who wrote many books, essays, and articles on the philosophical problems of nature, organism, and technology. His last book was the painstaking study of ethics about Das Prinzip Verantwortung (1979).

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  • JONAYD

    Kathryn Babayan

    B. EBRĀHIM, a patrilineal descendant of Shaikh Ṣafi-al-Din (d. 1334), the founder of the Ṣafaviya order in Ardabil. Jonayd played the central role in expanding the membership of the order.

  • JONAYD-E NAQQĀŠ

    Barbara Brend

    a painter of the 14th century, known from one reference and one picture.

  • JONDIŠĀBUR

    cross-reference

    See GONDĒŠĀPUR.