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Awfi Sadiduddin

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Death:c1232

An Iranian anthologist. He was a descendent of Abdur Rahman bin Awf. He came to Lahore at the court of Qabacha and dedicated his famous anthology Lub-al-Albab in 1220. He joined the court of 1ltut' mish in 1228 and dedicated his famous collection of anecdotes Jawami-al-Hikayat to his Wazir al Junaidi, which was an encyclopaedia of anecdotage containing mines of interesting information.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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