Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Muḥammad Zaʿīm
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, a Turkish historian. All that we know of his life is gleaned from his works. He was born in 939 (1532) for he tells us that at the accession of Sulṭān Murād III, i. e. in 982 (1574), he was 43. At the early age of eleven he took part in the campaign of 950 (1543) along with his elder brother Perwāne Ag̲h̲a, who at that time was Ḳapud̲j̲i̊ Bas̲h̲i̊ to the Sand̲j̲aḳ Beg of Lepanto, Yaḥyā Pas̲h̲a Og̲h̲lu Aḥmad Beg. When the latter, after the capture of Stuhlweissen. burg, was appointed Sand̲j̲aḳ …

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Björkman, W., “Muḥammad Zaʿīm”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 18 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_4811>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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