Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

Get access
Search Results: | 90 of 344 |

Ibn Baḳīya
(240 words)

, Naṣīr al-Dawla Abu ’l-Ṭāhir Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Baḳīya, Bak̲h̲tiyār’s vizier. Ibn Baḳīya was born in Awānā and was of humble origin. He was first employed at Muʿizz al-Dawla’s court as master of the kitchen and in Ḏh̲u ’l-Ḥid̲j̲d̲j̲a 362 (Sept. 973) Bak̲h̲tiyār gave him the office of vizier. After the conquest of Bag̲h̲dād and the imprisonment of Bak̲h̲tiyār in 364 (975) by ʿAḍud al-Dawla, Ibn Baḳīya went over to the latter and was granted Wāsiṭ and the surrounding country. As soon as he entered th…

Cite this page
Zetterstéen, K. V., “Ibn Baḳīya”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 13 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2960>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

▲   Back to top   ▲