al-Bākharzī, Abū al-Ḥasan (or Abū al-Qāsim) ʿAlī b. al-Ḥasan al-Bākharzī (d. 467/1075) was a bilingual Iranian writer, poet and biographer of poets from the town of Bākharz which lies between Nīsābūr and Herat (cf. Yāqūt, al-Buldān, 1/376). In his biographical work, al-Udabāʾ, Yāqūt adds al-Sinkhī to his name (13/33).
Among the Persian sources of information on his works is Lubāb al-albāb by Muḥammad al-ʿAwfī (d. after 628/1231) which cites a number of al-Bākharzī’s Persian poems (1/34, 68–71). The 13th/19th-cen…
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Azarnoosh, Azartash and
“al-Bākharzī, Abū al-Ḥasan”, in:
Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary.
Consulted online on 30 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000043>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209