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al-Bundārī
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In the course of his translation, under different pretexts, from time to time al-Bundārī refers to his personal circumstances. For example, a remark he makes in the story of Qubād (see al-Bundārī, al-Shāhnāmah, 1/97) leads to the conclusion that he was brought up in Iṣfahān. It is not clear, however, how al-Ziriklī (5/134) and Jalīlī (p. 18) establish the year of his birth as 586/1190. We do not have any information about al-Bundārī’s l…

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Azarnoosh, Azartash and Translated by Janis Esots, “al-Bundārī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000031>
First published online: 2021



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