Bābā Qāsim, Mausoleum
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Bābā Qāsim, Mausoleum. The mausoleum of Bābā Qāsim al-Iṣfahānī, a prominent mystic of the 8th/14th century, is located in the Shahshahān area of Iṣfahān (see Fig. 2). According to an inscription over the entrance, and several within the mausoleum, the building was erected in 741/1340 by Sulaymān b. Abī al-Ḥasan b. Ṭālūt Dāmghānī, one of Bābā Qāsim’s disciples and an official of the late Īlkhānid and post-Īlkhānid era (see Iṣfahānī, 73; Rafīʿī, 785–786; Godard, ‘Le tombeau de Bābā Ḳāsem et la Madrasa Imāmī’, 165, ‘Le tombeau’, 38).

The architectural style of the Bābā Qāsim mausoleu…

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Gholami, Yadollah and Melvin-Koushki, Matthew, “Bābā Qāsim, Mausoleum”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 23 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0000008>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209



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