Badr al-Ḵh̲ars̲h̲anī
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, amīr, probably a native of Ḵh̲ars̲h̲ana in Cappadocia, sometimes designated (through a factitious genealogy?) by the name of Badr b. ʿAmmār al-Asadī. Chamberlain to the caliph al Ḳāhir and in high favour under al-Rāḍī, he followed the amīr al-umarā Ibn Rāʾiḳ ([q.v.]; Canard, Histoire de la dynastie des Hamdânides , Algiers 1951, 411-24), when the latter was charged with the government of D̲j̲azīra and Syria-Palestine. Badr became lieutenant of Ibn Rāʾiḳ, received the government of the d̲j̲und of Jordan, and resided at Tiberias (beginning of 328/end of 939); about this …

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Blachère, R., “Badr al-Ḵh̲ars̲h̲anī”, 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 October 2018 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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