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Buwayhids

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Also known as Buyyids. Dynasty of mercenary soldiers from the Caspian province of Daylam who controlled western Iran and Iraq from the mid-tenth to the mid-eleventh century, dominating the...

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Buwayhids

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Also known as Buyyids. Dynasty of mercenary soldiers from the Caspian province of Daylam who controlled western Iran and Iraq from the mid-tenth to the mid-eleventh century, dominating the...

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Buwayhids

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 107 words.

Also known as Buyyids. Dynasty of mercenary soldiers from the Caspian province of Daylam who controlled western Iran and Iraq

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Buwayhid

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 3 words.

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Review: The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334H./945 to 403H./1012. Shaping Institutions for the Future

C. Edmund Bosworth.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Abd al-Jabbar, Qadi

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 52 words.

Prominent Mutazili theologian. An adherent of the Shafii school of law, he was appointed chief justice (qadi) under the Buwayhids.

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Būyids

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 883 words.

The Būyids, or Buwayhids, were a series of kingdoms in the Daylamite region (south of the Caspian Sea) that ruled

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Būyids

Richard N. Frye.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 764 words.

The Būyids, also called Buwayhids, were a series of kingdoms in the Daylamite region (south of the Caspian Sea) which

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Mufid, Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Numan al-

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 60 words.

Preeminent Imami Shii jurist and theologian of his age in Buwayhid Baghdad. Through the work of al-Mufid and his students,

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Miskawayh, Aḥmad ibn

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 1089 words.

(c. 940–1030), full name Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Miskawayh, born in Rayy in Persia, served as a Buwayhid (Būyid)

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Abu Bakr Muhammad al- Baqillani

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(d. 1013)

Ashari theologian and Maliki jurist of Iraq. Instrumental in propagation of Ashari kalam, though his own doctrinal contribution is difficult to distinguish. Debated at...

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