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ʿAskar Mukram
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("Mukram’s Camp"), formerly a town built on the site of a camp pitched by an Arab leader named Mukram whom al-Ḥad̲j̲d̲j̲ād̲j̲ had sent to Ḵh̲ūzistān to suppress a revolt near al-Ahwāz. This camp or cantonment adjoined the ruins of Rustam Ḳawād̲h̲ (corrupted by the Arabs into Rustaḳubād̲h̲), a Sāsānian tpwn which the Muslim Arabs had destroyed. ʿAskar Mukram was situated on both sides of the Masruḳān canal (the modern Āb-i Gargar) just above the point where it now flows into the S̲h̲aṭayṭ (= S̲h̲…

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Streck, M. and Lockhart, L., “ʿAskar Mukram”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0808>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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