, muḥammad s̲h̲arīf b. s̲h̲ams al-dīn al-s̲h̲īrāzī (
ca. 1001/1592-after 1063/1653), a Persian prosewriter and poet with the
tak̲h̲alluṣ Kās̲h̲if (the forms Kās̲h̲if-i Kumayt, cf. Rosen, loc. cit., and S̲h̲arīfā Kās̲h̲if, cf.
Tad̲h̲kira-i Naṣrābādī in the synopsis by A. Sprenger,
Cat. Oudh , 91, are also mentioned). He lived in Iṣfahān and later in Ray, where he was a
ḳāḍī for 15 years. His brothers Ismāʿīl Munṣif and Muḳīma were also known as poets. Only two works by Kās̲h̲if seem to have survived. Both deal with ethical questions…