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By Allen J. Frank, Mirkasyim A. Usmanov

This biographical dictionary, in line with a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912, is vital for all these drawn to the Islamic historical past of critical Asia less than Russian and chinese language rule. overlaying the interval from 1770 - 1912, it brings to existence the muslim groups of Sufis and students of the japanese Kazakh steppe. Its wide biographical details offers clean insights into the highbrow, political, and spiritual lifetime of a quarter for which indigenous Islamic assets are nearly unknown. With a old and textological advent, complete English translation, large notes, and an Arabic-script Turkic textual content.

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Karakozha b. Zhanshora bi b. Zhanarys (founder and ancestor of the Middle Zhuz); Mukanov, Iz istoricheskogo proshlogo, 123. 23 That is, of the Kazakh Senior Zhuz. 24 This account of the original clans of the Senior Zhuz differs substantially from the various published accounts. Cf. ), Qazaq shezhiresi, 16-18. 25 There is a R§mad§n [clan] in the Senior Zhuz, in the Junior Zhuz, and among the Naymans in the Middle Zhuz. The R§mad§n in the Senior Zhuz are originally [from] the Middle Zhuz. The R§mad§n in the Junior Zhuz was a newcomer who came from the Senior Zhuz.

His age was—. Ism§#Êl b. 43 Later he was in a partnership with \asan Aqsaq§l. Then the desire to go into business on his own entered his heart, and he amassed a very great deal of capital. 45 During the time of the consul Sokov, when he [the consul] was on our side [it was] because he [Ism§#Êl] would not yield. This is because when the consul examined an easy case of our people, he put him in jail for a day or two regarding a suit about a horse. Because such actions on the part of the consul were a result of ordinary administration, it effaced his own policy.

9 This village was formerly located in Kazan district, Kazan province. 10 This is a reference to Qurb§n-#AlÊ’s untitled history of the mosques of Semipalatinsk, which appears in the same manuscript and which has been published in its entirety in Frank and Usmanov, Materials, 68-97. 12 Although his allowance of learning was small, he was a kind-hearted, noble-natured, and unpretentious person. One time during an assembly of scholars, he was the first to answer the question as to how much space the im§m needed for the funeral prayer, and he said it was necessary to stand with enough space to perform the prostration.

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