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1) Nasir ad-Din. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mirza Taqi Khan, were responsible for shaking Persia from a long period of inertia. He traveled extensively in Europe and brought back many Western ideas, some of...

2) Nur ad-Din. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nur ad-Din, (noor ad-den) (KEY) , 1118-74, ruler of Syria. He was the son of the conqueror Zangi, and he succeeded to power in 1145. He defeated the Seljuk Turks...

3) Muzaffar ad-Din. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Persia (1896-1907), son of Nasir ad-Din. A weak ruler, he borrowed money from Russia and failed to oppose the encroachments of Russia and Great Britain on Persian...

4) Farid ad-Din Attar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sufi mystic poets of Islam. His masterpiece is the Mantiq ut-Tair (The Conference of the Birds), a long allegory of the soul's search for divine truth. His many other...

5) Jabal ad Duruz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jabal ad Duruz, (jabal´ ad doorooz´) (KEY) , mountain, c.5,900 ft (1,800 m), S Syria, highest point of the Druze Mts....

6) Rumi, Jalal ad-Din. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Islamic Persian sage and poet mystic, b. in Balkh. His father, a scholar, was invited by the Seljuk sultan of Rum to settle in Iconium (now Konya), Turkey. His apprenticeship...

7) Ad Diwaniyah. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Euphrates River and on the Baghdad-Basra railroad. It is a marketplace for dates and grains....

8) Chishti, Muin ad-Din Hasan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian Muslim saint, b. Sistan, Persia. He founded a Sufi mystic order responsible for spreading Islamic teachings in India. After traveling extensively in the Middle...

9) Attar, Farid ad-Din. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Attar, Farid ad-Din, see Farid ad-Din Attar....

10) Reinhardt, Ad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Both a painter and an art theorist, Reinhardt is best known for his black paintings, begun in 1960. Associated with minimalism (see modern art), the paintings appear...

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