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Biography

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 406 Collections and/or Records:

المنهل الصافي والمستوفي بعد الوافي al-Manhal al-ṣāfī-wa al-mustawfī ba'd al-wāfī, undated copy (original text composed 15th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 23
Scope and Contents

This is vol. i of the biographical dictionary of famous persons by Yusuf b. Taghrībirdī al-Mālikī al-Naṣīrī (d. 874 A.H., 1469 C.E.). In all other descriptions he is called al-Ẓahīrī. It begins with an account of the life and reign of al-Malik Mu'izz al-Dīn Aibak al-Turkmānī (fol. 2). The volume ends with the notes on Ṭalhah al-Maghribī. This work is a continuation of the al-Wāfī of al-Ṣafadī up to the time of the author.

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 15th cent. C.E.)

تذکرهٔ طاهر نصیر آبادی Taẕkirah-i Ṭāhir-i Naṣīrābādī, 1118 A.H., 1706 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 88
Scope and Contents

Notices on the Persian poets, who flourished in the eleventh century A.H.. It was compiled in 1083 A.H. (1672 C.E.), and enlarged six years to nine years later by Muḥammad Ṭāhir Naṣīrābādī, who dedicated it to Shāh Sulaymān Ṣafavī of Persia.

Dates: 1118 A.H.; 1706 C.E.

عالم آرای عبّاسی 'Alam-ārā-yi 'Abbāsī, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 84
Scope and Contents

A complete copy of the history of the life and reign of the Safavid Shāh 'Abbās I, "'Abbās the Great" (1571-1629 C.E.).

Dates: undated

کشف الظنون عن أسامي الکتب والفنون Kashf al-ẓunūn 'an 'asāmī al-kutub wa-al-funūn, undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 24
Scope and Contents

An excellent MS. of an abridgement of the encyclopaedic and biographical dictionary of the famous Muṣṭafá b. 'Abd-allāh Kātib Chalabī, known as Ḥājjī Khalfah, who died (circ.) 1067 A.H. (1657 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

وفیات الاعیان Wafayāt al-a'yān, undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 21
Scope and Contents

These are the famous biographies commenced in Cairo, 654 A.H. (1256 C.E.) and completed there, 672 A.H. (1274 C.E.) by the celebrated scholar, poet, and historian, Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. Ibrahīm b. Abī Bakr b. Khallikān (d. 681A.H., 1282 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

وفیات الاعیان Wafayāt al-a'yān, undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 22
Scope and Contents

These are the famous biographies commenced in Cairo, 654 A.H. (1256 C.E.) and completed there, 672 A.H. (1274 C.E.) by the celebrated scholar, poet, and historian, Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. Ibrahīm b. Abī Bakr b. Khallikān (d. 681A.H., 1282 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)