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ʿAbbādī, Muẓaffar
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ʿAbbādī, Muẓaffar, Quṭb al-Dīn Amīr Abū Manṣūr Muẓaffar ʿAbbādī, the son of Ardashīr Abū Manṣūr ʿAbbādī Marwazī (d. 547/1152), was an ascetic, a traditionist, and a well-known orator and preacher from Khurāsān, who wrote works with Sufi tendencies. He is referred to by such titles as ‘Amīr-i Imām’ (the emir who is also the imam), ‘Amīr-i ʿĀlam’ (ruler of the world), ‘Wāʿiẓ-i Kabīr’ (the great preacher), ‘ʿAllāma-yi Rūzgār wa Khwāja-yi Maʿnī wa Sulṭān-i Sukhan’ (learned scholar of the time and the lord of spiritual meaning and the s…

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Javad Shams, Mohammad and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “ʿAbbādī, Muẓaffar”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0007>
First published online: 2015

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