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Kākōyids
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, a dynasty, which reigned from 398 (1007) to 443 (1051) over the provinces of Iṣfahān and Hamad̲h̲ān. It descends from Dus̲h̲manziyār Rustam b. al-Marzubān, a native of Dailam, who held the fief of S̲h̲ahriyār and received the title of ispahbad̲h̲ from the Būyid Mad̲j̲d al-Dawla (cf. Ibn Isfandiyār, Hist. of Ṭabaristān, transl. Browne, p. 228, 230, 231, 239; Ẓahīr al-Dīn, Taʾrīk̲h̲-i Ṭabaristān, ed. Dorn, p. 195, 209; Mīrkhond, Rawḍat al-Ṣafāʾ, iv. 26).

Kākōye in the dialect of Dailam is the hypocoristic diminutive of Kākū “maternal uncle” (cf. J. de Morgan, Mission scientifique en …

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Huart, Cl., “Kākōyids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3839>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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