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Findiriskī
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, Mīr Abu ’l-Ḳāsim b. Mīrzā Ḥusaynī Astarābādī , known in Persia as Mīr Findiriskī, Persian scholar and philosopher. He was probably born in Iṣfahān, where he studied and spent much of his life. He also travelled extensively in India, and died in Iṣfahān in 1050/1640-1. His tomb is located in the Tak̲h̲t-i Fūlād cemetery, and this shrine is visited by many devotees throughout the year. Mīr Findiriskī was one of the most famous of the philosophers and scientists of the Ṣafawid period, respected by both S̲h̲āh ʿ…

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Nasr, Seyyed Hossein, “Findiriskī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 14 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8550>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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