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Abū Bakr al-Khwārazmī
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Abū Bakr al-Khwārazmī, Muḥammad b. al-ʿAbbās (323–383/935–993), was a poet, scribe and adīb (man of letters). Since his birthplace and that of his father was Khwārazm and his mother was from Ṭabaristān in Iran, he occasionally introduced himself as ‘al-Khwārazmī’ or ‘al-Ṭabarī’, while in other sources he is referred to as ‘al-Ṭabarkhazmī’ or ‘al-Ṭabarkhazī’ (Abū Bakr, 47, 61, 81; al-Thaʿālibī, Yatīma, 4/204; al-Samʿānī, 9/38; cf. Ibn al-Qaysarānī, 97).

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Maryam Sadeghi and Translated by Hamid Tehrani, “Abū Bakr al-Khwārazmī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 09 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0047>
First published online: 2015

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