ʿAbd al-Karīm Muns̲h̲ī
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, or more fully Muns̲h̲ī Mawlawī Muḥ. ʿAbd al-Karīm ʿAlawī , Indo-Persian historian of the middle of the 19th century. He may have lived in Lucknow ( Taʾrīk̲h̲-i Pand̲j̲āb , 2, Muḥāraba 21) or Cawnpūr (Muḥāraba, 3). He was fond of studying history, and during his retirement rendered from Arabic into Persian al-Suyūṭī, Taʾrīk̲h̲ al-Ḵh̲ulafāʾ ,and Taʾrīk̲h̲ Miṣr , and prepared an abridged version of Ibn Ḵh̲allikān in Persian. He also translated astronomical and geographical works from English into Persian and Urdu, as well as story-books, the whole of t…

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S̲h̲afīʿ, Muḥammad, “ʿAbd al-Karīm Muns̲h̲ī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0005>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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