Ibn Mākūlā
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, Abu ’l-Ḳāsim Hibat Allāh b. ʿAlī b. Ḏj̲aʿfar al-ʿId̲j̲lī, called Ibn Mākūlā, vizier to the Būyid Ḏj̲alāl al-Dawla, born in 365 (975-6). Ḏj̲alāl al-Dawla appointed him vizier in 423 (1032) but soon afterwards dismissed him. His successor Abū Saʿd Muḥammad b. al-Ḥusain b. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm only held the office a few days; as he was attacked and ill-treated by the Turkish mercenaries in the capital, he had to go into hiding. Ibn Mākūlā received the office again. In 424 (1033) Ḏj̲alāl al-Dawla had to flee to al-K…

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Zetterstéen, K. V., “Ibn Mākūlā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3039>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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