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Abū al-Ḥasan Gulistānah
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Abū al-Ḥasan Gulistānah (fl. in the middle and later years of the 12th/18th century), was the son of Muḥammad Amīn, and a historian and senior bureaucrat (dīwān-sālār) around the end of the Afshārid period. He came from the family known as the Gulistānah sayyids (descendants of the Prophet) of Iṣfahān; Kūhmarrahī's assumption (see Gulistānah, 344) that he was one of the Gulistānahs of Kirmānshāh is incorrect (Gulistānah, x; see also Ibn ʿInaba, al-Fuṣūl, 105; Āqā Buzurg, 20/49). He was a descendant of Zayd b. al-Ḥasan al-Mujtabā and was one of the descendants of the…

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Sami'i, Majid and Translated by Daryoush Mohammad Poor, “Abū al-Ḥasan Gulistānah”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0149>
First published online: 2015

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