Abdus al-Jahshiyari

Full name: 
Abdus al-Jahshiyari
Arabic name: 
عبدوس الجهشياري
Date of death: 
942

Abdus al-Jahshiyari authored Kitâb al-Wuzara' wa'l-Kuttab (Book of the Viziers and Secretaries), an extensive work which began in pre-Islamic times, and gave an account of the secretaries of the Prophet (pbuh) and the secretaries of his successors down to the end of the Umayyad Caliphate. The narrative constitutes a history of the administration of the Islamic land until the advent of the 'Abbasids.

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