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Sulaymān
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, the name of a range of mountains running roughly south-north and to the west of the Indus river in modern Pākistān.

The Sulaymān rise from the low tract of the Dērad̲j̲āt [q.v.] which lie along the right bank of the Indus and run, in a series of long, sharp-backed ridges and jagged peaks, from the Bugt́ī and Marī districts of north-east Balūčistān in the south to the Gomal Pass [see gūmāl in Suppl.] and river in the north, thereafter continuing as the Wazīristān hills (i.e. they lie between latitudes 28° 50′ and 32° 20′ N.). It is at the northern end that the highe…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Sulaymān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7153>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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