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Barmakids, the title of the most famous family of dīwān-sālār (chancellors) and viziers during the ʿAbbāsid period. They were actively involv…

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Sajjadi, Sadeq and Gholami, Rahim, “Barmakids”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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