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Khizr

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning small wooden boats known as beera, either annually as a festival or...

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Khizr

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning small wooden boats known as beera, either annually as a festival or...

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Khizr

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 39 words.

the East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning

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Khizr

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 4 words.

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Tiwana, Sir Khizr Hayat (1900–1975), prime minister of the Punjab

Ian Talbot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 1266 words.

Tiwana, Sir Khizr Hayat (1900–1975), prime minister of the Punjab, was born on 7 August 1900 in Chak Muzaffarabad, Sargodha, in the Shahpur district, Punjab, India. He was the son of Umar...

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Barbarossa (c.1466)

Dennis Wepman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 622 words.

. The man known to Western history as Barbarossa was born Khidr (or Khizr), the son of a Turkish soldier,

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Barbarossa

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 92 words.

Name given by Christians to two Muslim privateers in the Mediterranean, Aruj (d.1518) and Khizr or Khayr ad-Din

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Barbarossa

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The name by which the sons and grandson of Yakub of Mitylene, a coasting captain and trader, were generally known by Christians during the 16th century. Of his four sons, Arouj, Khizr,...

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Shatt al Arab

Ramin Moschtaghi.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4193 words.

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