Sabzevar

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Sabzevar

(säbzĕvär`), city (1991 pop. 148,065), Razavi Khorasan prov., NE Iran. It is the trade center of a cotton-growing region. The city's manufactures include textiles and rugs.
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Sabzevar

 

a city in northeastern Iran, in the ostan (province) of Khorasan; located on the Tehran-Meshed highway. Population, 45,000 (1971). Industry in Sabzevar includes the production of carpets and leather. The city also has flour mills and a brickyard.

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al-Hanafiyya, al-Hakim al-Jishumi and his ancestors belonged to the Sunni Hanafi community in Bayhaq. Only in his old age did al-Hakim convert and join the Zaydi community.
(153.) A colleague of Imam al-Ghazali and student of Imam al-Haramayn al-Juwayni, Abu al-Hasan 'Ali al-Tabari was from Tabaristan and travelled to Nishapur, Bayhaq (now known as Sabzevar in present-day Iran), and Iraq for the sake of knowledge, before eventually taking up a teaching post at the Nizamiyya in Baghdad, where he died in the year 504 AH.
39), is a topos, paralleled in the prefaces to the anonymous Mujmal al-tavarikh va-al-qisas and to Ibn Funduq's Tarikh-i Bayhaq (to cite two instances from the early twelfth century); the "convention" involves an expression of gratitude to the patron, whether direct or indirect.