Farruk̲h̲ān
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, the name of two iṣpahbad̲h̲s of Ṭabaristān: Farruk̲h̲ān D̲j̲īlāns̲h̲āh, ancestor of the Dābūyid dynasty of Ṭabaristān and of the Bād̲h̲uspānid dynasty of Ruyan, and Farruk̲h̲ān the Great, his greatgrandson and the second Dābūyid iṣpahbad̲h̲ of Ṭabaristān.

1. Farruk̲h̲ān D̲j̲īlāns̲h̲āh, iṣpahbad̲h̲ of Ṭabaristān at the time of the Arab conquest, in about 22/643. He claimed to be the great-grandson of D̲j̲āmasp, brother of the Sāsānid king Kawād̲h̲ I (488-531), at least according to Ibn Isfandiyār, 97, who asserts that he ruled over t…

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Rekaya, M., “Farruk̲h̲ān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 24 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8539>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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