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Abū al-Ḥasan Sīmjūr
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Abū al-Ḥasan Sīmjūr, or Abū al-Ḥusayn Muḥammad b. Ibrāhīm b. Abī ʿImrān Sīmjūr(ī) al-Dawātī (d. Dhū al-Ḥijja 378/March 989), was one of the powerful emirs and high-ranking dignitaries of the Sāmānid period. The Sīmjūrīs were an influential family under the Sāmānid dynasty. Their forefather, Abū ʿImrān Sīmjūr, was a Turkish slave (ghulām) of Emir I…

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Kayvani, Majdoddin and Translated by Maryam Rezaee, “Abū al-Ḥasan Sīmjūr”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0077>
First published online: 2015



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