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ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz
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b. abī Dulaf, a governor. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz was the son of an officer, Abū Dulaf, who had served under the caliph al-Amīn and then retired to Karad̲j̲, a town between Iṣpahān and Hamad̲h̲ān, where as chief of his clan he occupied an independent position. In the year 252 (866) ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz, who had joined al-Mustaʿīn’s party during the struggle for the throne, was entrusted by Waṣīf, the governor of Persian ʿIrāḳ, with the administration of that province. When in the following year al-Muʿtazz conferre…

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Zetterstéen, K. V., “ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_0082>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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