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A Lur Lakī-speaking tribe of Twelver Shiʿis, who settled in the Silsila district of Luristān.

Ethnic Origins

There are some who believe ‘Ḥasanwand’ to be taken from the name Ḥasan, who was the son of ‘Sil Sil’ or ‘Silsila’ (Īzad-panāh, 3/253; Razmārā, 96), and an ethnic Arab (Rabino, 12). Others trace the origins of the Silsila to prisoners taken at the battle of Nahāwand in 21/642, who lived amon…

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Hamidreza Dalvand and Translated by M.A.H. Parsa, “Ḥasanwand”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_046769>
First published online: 2022

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