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Ḥādhiq, Junayd Allāh
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 Ḥādhiq, Junayd Allāh (d. 1259/1844) was a 13th/19th century Tajik poet and physician. He was born in the village of Karkh, near Herat (Amīrqūlūf, 7). In 1216/1801 he went to Bukhārā, where he studied in the Madrasa-yi ʿĀlī (ʿAynī, 131; Maʿṣūmī, 1/43; Amīrqūlūf, 7–8). While he was studying, Ḥādhiq caught the attention of the emir of Bukhārā, Ḥaydar b. Shāh Murād (r. 1215–1242/1800–1826) and, upon the conclusion of his studies, was given the position of teacher in the same madrasa. From there he gained admission to Ḥaydar’s court (Amīrqūlūf, …

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Mulloahmadov, Mirzo and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Ḥādhiq, Junayd Allāh”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_067145>
First published online: 2022

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