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Fasix Khavafi


(1375, Rui – 1442 , Herat) historian, poet, statesman
Fasih Javapi was born in 1375 , in, Rui (district centre Half in Khorasan). Grew up and studied in Herat. He served at the court of Rukh, son of Amir Temur and son Shahruh – Baysunqur Mirza in high positions, carried out a large diplomatic mission. Died in Herat (Afghanistan) in 1442
The main scientific works
Fasih Javapi known only labour – “Mujmal-and Fasihi” (“Fasihov code”). It is a presentation of the events in chronological order, especially valuable part of presentation with 1301-1442, ie explaining the events connected with the history of Temur and Temurids. In the labour provides information about public figures, outstanding scientists and writers of that time, major construction works conducted in the Timurid state; about the basic sources on the history of this or that dynasty, on the localization areas of common types of taxes, in measures of length and weight, natural disasters, civil wars, and most importantly, given the exact Dating of event etc.
Contribution to the world science
“Mujmal-and Fassihi,” a source close to the chronicle. It is valuable for its Dating events, biographies and characteristics of prominent politicians and scientists, political facts.
Global recognition
A contemporary of Fasiha Javapi – time katibs Torshizi, who followed wrote about his poetic gifts, Istisare (mind. in 1494 ) and Alisher Navoi wrote about EBM as a highly educated man, a great poet.
VVBartold in his work “Turkestan in the era of Mongol Nashestvie” ( 1900 ) notes the monumentality of this work. The authors of the collective work “the History of Iran from ancient times to the end of the XVIII century” (Leningrad, 1958 ) praised the work of Fasiha Javapi: “the Source of this valuable thanks to the accuracy and the chronology of events, as well as biographies and characteristics of poets and politicians of the FOURTEENTH and FIFTEENTH centuries Fasihi used not extant sources “.
Handwritten copies of this work is stored in London, Cambridge, Bankipur, Tabriz, St. Petersburg, Bengal and Tbilisi.
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