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Ḥusayn Vāʿiẓ Kāshifī
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Ḥusayn Vāʿiẓ Kāshifī (Mawlānā Kamāl al-Dīn Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī, with the sobriquet Vāʿiẓ, Ar. wāʿiẓ “preacher,” and the pen name Kāshifī, “the unveiler,” c. 830–910/1426–1504–5), was a prolific and influential Tīmūrid-era (771–913/1370–1507) Persian author and poet, religious scholar, preacher, Ṣūfī, and occultis…

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Subtelny, Maria E., “Ḥusayn Vāʿiẓ Kāshifī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30585>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004335721, 2017, 2017-3

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