Bābā Rukn al-Dīn Shīrāzī, Mausoleum
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Bābā Rukn al-Dīn Shīrāzī, Mausoleum, the mausoleum and takiyya of Bābā Rukn al-Dīn Shīrāzī (q.v.) is an Īlkhānid structure located in the Takht-i Fūlād district of Iṣfahān (see Fig. 3). The earliest reference to this building in historical sources relates to its renovation during the Ṣafawid period by order of Shāh ʿAbbās I (r. 995–1038/1587–1629) (see Jābirī Anṣārī, 326). This information, together with the style of its structure, suggest that the mausoleum was first built in the Īlkhānid period, i.e. …

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Alizadeh, Mahbanoo and Melvin-Koushki, Matthew, “Bābā Rukn al-Dīn Shīrāzī, Mausoleum”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 18 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000010>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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