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Būyir Aḥmad
(6,436 words)

Brief Political and Military History

The historical, social, and political circumstances of the tribal communities living in Kuhgīlūyah in the distant past, in particular those of the Būyir Aḥmad tribal confederation are obscure and have been occasionally the subject of fanciful narratives. The invasion of Fārs by Tīmūr (736–807/1336–1405), for example, and his…

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Ali A. Bulookbashi and Translated by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, “Būyir Aḥmad”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000056>
First published online: 2021

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