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Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad Aslam
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Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad Aslam, Badīʿ al-Dīn Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad Aslam, who used the pen-name Munʿimī, was a historian who lived in the 12th/18th century and was the author of Gawhar-nāmah-yi ʿālam, a history of Kash-mir. The little that is known about his life has been derived from the author's own comments in the Gawhar-nāmah. While his pen-name suggests that he was a poet, not a single verse by him has yet been discovered (Ethé, 1/172; Rieu, Catalogue, 3/956; Marshal, 39).

According to the introduction to the Gawhar-nāmah, his father was Muḥam-mad Aʿẓam Kūl, whose pen-name was …

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Ali Mir-Ansari, Negahban, Farzin and Translated by Maryam Rezaee, “Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad Aslam”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0190>
First published online: 2015

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