ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Samarqandī
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ʿAbd al-Razzāq Kamāl al-Dīn Samarqandī (816–87/1413–82), author of the Persian-language history Maṭlaʿ-i saʿdayn va majmaʿ-i baḥrayn (Ar. Maṭlaʿ al-saʿdayn wa-majmaʿ al-baḥrayn), was born on 12 Shaʿbān 816/7 November 1413, in Herat. His father, Jalāl al-Dīn Isḥāq, was judge and imām at court and had his four sons educated in the religious sciences. Like his brothers, ʿAbd al-Razzāq had an ijāza (license to transmit traditions) from the ḥadīth scholar Muḥammad al-Jazarī (d. 833/1429–30). In 841/1437–8, he dedicated to the Tīmūrid ruler Shāh Rukh (r. 811–50/1409…

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Manz, Beatrice Forbes, “ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Samarqandī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_23906>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: 9789004269606, 2014, 2014-1



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