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Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

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al-Jilani, ‘Abd al-Qadir

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(470–562 / 1077–1166)

Born in Naif in the Persian province of Gilan, south of the Caspian Sea, in 470 / 1077, ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani was the eponymous founder of one ...

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Aqa Sayyid Radi Larijani

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(d. 1270 / 1853–4)

A thinker who as his name suggests originated from Larijan near the Caspian Sea, Larijani travelled to Isfahan to be taught by Mulla ‘Ali Nuri and ...

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al-Jilani, ‘Abd al-Qadir (470–562)

Patrick S. O'Donnell.

in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 1004 words.

Born in Naif in the Persian province of Gilan, south of the Caspian Sea, in 470 / 1077, ‘Abd

Larijani, Aqa Sayyid Radi (1270)

Oliver Leaman.

in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 229 words.

A thinker who as his name suggests originated from Larijan near the Caspian Sea, Larijani travelled to Isfahan to be

al-tabari, Muhammad ibn Jarir

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Philosophy.

(c.224–314 / c.839–923)

Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari was born in Amul, Persia in 224–5 / 838–9, as his name suggests in the region of Tabaristan near the Caspian Sea. He ...

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