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ʿAlī Riḍā ʿAbbāsī
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ʿAlī Riḍā ʿAbbāsī, a prominent Persian calligrapher and manuscript illustrator of the Ṣafawid period.

Career at Court until the Killing of Mīr ʿImād

This twenty-three-year period must be considered as constituting the height of his artistic career, which began promptly upon his inclusion in the immediate entourage of Shāh ʿAbbās (Qāḍī Aḥmad, 125; Iskandar Beg, 2/739; Munajjim, 11…

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Reza Afsari, Hamid and Translated by Matthew Melvin-Koushki, “ʿAlī Riḍā ʿAbbāsī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0258>
First published online: 2015

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