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al-Dawānī (also al-Dawwānī or Davānī) Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Asʿad Kāzarūnī Ṣiddīqī (ca. 830–908/ca. 1426 or 1427–1502), often referred to as ʿAllāma al-Dawānī or Muḥaqqiq (‘verifier’) al-Dawānī, an important intellectual figure of 9th/15th century Persia, one of the key representatives of the so-called School of Shīrāz. He was a philosopher, gnostic, theologician and logician, probably best known for his favourite concept of the ‘taste of divinisation/theosis’ (dhawq …

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Janis Esots, “al-Dawānī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_035999>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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