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Abū al-Qāsim Findiriskī
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Abū al-Qāsim Findiriskī (ca. 970–1050/1563–1640), often referred to as Mīr Findiriskī, a philosopher scholar of the Ṣafawid era and a prominent representative of the ‘School of Iṣfahān’. Mīr Findiriskī came from a family of sayyids from Astarābād (modern Gurgan). His grandfather, Mīr Ṣadr al-Dīn, was a landowner in the village of Findirisk, a dependency of Astarābād, who left his native village due to local disturbances and joined the retinue of Shāh Ṭahmāsp I. Mīr Findiriskī’s father, Mīrzā Beg, …

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Mojtaba'i, Fathollah and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Abū al-Qāsim Findiriskī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_051774>
First published online: 2022

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