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An Islamic Biographical Dictionary Of The Eastern Kazakh by Allen J. Frank, Mirkasyim A. Usmanov

By Allen J. Frank, Mirkasyim A. Usmanov

This biographical dictionary, according to a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912, is vital for all these attracted to the Islamic heritage of relevant Asia below Russian and chinese language rule. masking the interval from 1770 - 1912, it brings to existence the muslim groups of Sufis and students of the jap Kazakh steppe. Its wide biographical info presents clean insights into the highbrow, political, and non secular lifetime of a area for which indigenous Islamic assets are nearly unknown. With a ancient and textological creation, complete English translation, huge notes, and an Arabic-script Turkic textual content.

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He was] eloquent, ready to answer a question, knowledgeable in scholarship and even skilled in Russian law [z§kÙn], zealous and irritable. 53 The reading and sense of B§b§y’s speech here is unclear. That is, before the administrative reforms of 1868, when the formal political authority of Chingisids was abolished on the steppe. 55 A town in the Semirech’e, today known as Sarkand, and located in Kazakhstan’s Taldy-Kurgan district. 56 The administrative significance of the title “pomoshchnik,” a Russian term meaning, “assistant,” is unclear.

Aww§b B§y, nicknamed Båq§ch. AÈmad-WalÊ identifies AÈmad-J§n Q§rÊ as a Sart and as one of his students who had been a ȧfií in AÈmad-WalÊ’s mosque; cf. Frank and Usmanov, Materials, 32. 39 This mosque, located on the left bank of the Irtysh, was also known as the Sixth Mosque, and was built at the expense of a Kazakh merchant named Tinå-B§y b. KÙk§n; cf. Frank and Usmanov, Materials, 25. 40 He was also the first im§m in Almaty (Vernyi); cf. Taw§rÊkh-i khamsa-yi sharqÊ, 418. Almaty was founded as a Russian fort in 1853, and was renamed Vernyi in 1855; on the founding of Vernyi cf.

B§b§y said, “All right, fine,” and putting his turban on his head and taking his staff, he went straight into B¿k-Sult§n’s yurt. The clan’s important people were sitting at a big council. [B§b§y] raised his hands and said, “Quiet, people, hold it,” and the people stopped talking and stood up. B§b§y addressed the girl who was sitting on a cushion embroidering. ” When he had addressed her and sat down, everyone was astonished, and was looking at one another. As for the girl, she was embarrassed, put the embroidery to her face and was bewildered.

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