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Burhān-i Qāṭiʿ
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In addition to this dictionary, two chronograms have survived from the author: one about the rebuilding of the Nādī Maḥall Palace in 1050/1640 and the other about the conquest of Udgīr in 1053/1643 (Saʿīdī, 285, 314, 317).

Many years before the writing of Burhān-i qāṭiʿ, the spread of Persian in the region and the dissemination of the dīwāns of great Persian poets at the courts of the Mughal Emperors (such as Akbar, Jahāngīr and Shāhjahān), promoted a widespread interest in understanding the intricacies and complexities of this poetry. For this reason…

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Ali Mir-Ansari and Translated by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, “Burhān-i Qāṭiʿ”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_05000040>
First published online: 2021

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