ʿAbd al-Wāsiʿ Ḏj̲abalī
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b. ʿAbd al-Ḏj̲āmiʿ , Persian poet, one of the panegyrists of the Seld̲j̲uḳ sultan Sand̲j̲ar. He came from the province of G̲h̲ard̲j̲istān, lived for some time in Harāt, then went to G̲h̲azna to enter the service of the sultan Bahrām S̲h̲āh, son of Masʿūd, of the G̲h̲aznawid dynasty. Four years afterwards he took the occasion of sultan Sand̲j̲ar’s coming to G̲h̲azna—to assist Bahrām S̲h̲āh, his maternal cousin—to address to him a panegyric. During the last fourteen years of his life he lived at Sand…

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Huart, Cl. and Massé, H., “ʿAbd al-Wāsiʿ Ḏj̲abalī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 19 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0131>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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