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Ḥarīf Jandaqī
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Ḥarīf Jandaqī, Mīrzā Sayyid Abū al-Ḥasan, the son of Mīrzā Sayyid ʿAlī, was a Persian poet of the 13th/19th century. His pen name (takhalluṣ) was Ḥarīf. He was born into a family of Ṭabāṭabāʾī sayyids in Jandaq, a town in the Khur and Biyābānak district in the province of Iṣfahān. During his early youth, Ḥarīf travelled to Tehran and then to cities in Ādharbāyjān. In 1209/1794, at the beginning of the reign of Āghā Muḥammad Khān (q.v., r. 1204–1211/1789–1797), Ḥarīf moved to the city of Khūy where he became part of a literary cir…

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Dadbeh, Nahid and Translated by Alireza Sameti, “Ḥarīf Jandaqī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_067168>
First published online: 2022

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