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  • Aa Gym (Biography)

    Abdullah Gymnastiar ( b. 1962 ) is an Indonesianpreacher popularly known as Aa (elder brother) Gym. Despite minimal orthodox religious education, Gymnastiar attained national ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abarquh (Subject Entry)

    Iranian town in northern Fars province. A prosperous center in medieval times, by the 10th century it was fortified with a citadel and had ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abarshahr (Subject Entry)

    See Nishapur . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Image) Includes image

    Muqarnas vault in the so-called Abbasid palace, Baghdad, early 13th century; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258 . The Abbasids traced their descent from al-῾Abbas, the uncle of ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abd al-Hayy (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1374 ; d. Samarkand , 1405 ). Illustrator and painter . According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ῾Abd al-Hayy trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abd al-Jalil Čelebi (Biography)

    See Levni . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd al-Rahman, Aisha (Biography)

    (b. 1913 ) Also known as Bint al-Shati . Egyptian writer and professor of Arabic language and literature and Quranic studies. Wrote more than ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd al-Samad (Biography)

    ( b. before 1517 ; fl. c. 1535 – 1600 ). Iranian miniature painter , calligrapher and courtier , active also in India. Trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abdallah Khan (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1810 – 50 ). Persian painter and architect. Trained in the apprentice system in royal workshops, he rose through the ranks, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abdallah Sayrafi (Biography)

    ( b. ?Tabriz; fl. 1310 – 44 ). Calligrapher . The son of Khwaja Mahmud Sarraf al-Tabrizi, he was a pupil of Haydar , ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abdülcelil Çelebi (Biography)

    See Levni . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abedin, Zainul (Biography)

    ( b. Kishorganj , East Pakistan [now Bangladesh] , 18 Nov. 1914 ; d. Dhaka , 28 May 1976 ). Bangladeshi painter and printmaker ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abid (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1615 – 58 ). Indian miniature painter, son of Aqa Riza (i) and brother of Abu῾l-Hasan (ii) . Both his father ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu (Subject Entry)

    See Aswan . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu al-Tayyib Ahmad ibn al-Husayn (Biography)

    See Mutanabbi, al- ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu ῾Ali Muhammad ibn ῾Ali ibn Muqla (Biography)

    See Ibn muqla . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu Dhabi (Subject Entry)

    See under United arab emirates . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu῾l-Hasan (ii) (Biography)

    ( b. 1588 ; fl. 1600 – 30 ). Indian painter . In 1619 the Mughal emperor Jahangir ( r. 1605 – 27 ) ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu῾l-Qasim (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1816 ). Persian painter . His only known work is a long composition depicting Fath ῾Ali Shah Qajar ( r. 1797 ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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