Abbas Eqbal

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Eqbal, Abbas


Born 1897; died Feb. 11, 1956, in Rome. Iranian historian and philologist.

Eqbal graduated from the University of Paris in 1926. Together with M. Qazvini, he founded the literary and historical journal Yadegar (Monument). He wrote on medieval and modern Iran. Eqbal was responsible for the publication of many medieval sources and the memoirs of various Europeans who had visited Iran.


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