al-ʿAbbās b. al-Ḥusayn
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al-S̲h̲īrāzī , Abu ’l-Faḍl , vizier. At the death of al-Muhallabī in 352/963, al-ʿAbbās, head of the Dīwān of Expenses, was charged by the Būyid Muʿizz al-Dawla with the functions of a vizier, together with another secretary, Ibn Fasānd̲j̲as, but without succeeding to the title. After the death of Muʿizz al-Dawla in 356/967, he was appointed vizier by the son and successor of Muʿizz al-Dawla, Bak̲h̲tiyār. He succeeded in suppressing the rebellion of another son of Muʿizz al-Dawla. Owing to the enmi…

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Canard, M., “al-ʿAbbās b. al-Ḥusayn”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 22 October 2018 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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