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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Four - 11 March 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Four - 11 March 2023 - Page 12

Prominent researcher Abdullah Anwar passed at 98

Abdullah Anwar, a prominent researcher on Iran and Islam passed away on Thursday at the age of 98 due to old age.
Anwar was one of the researchers who contributed a lot to Iran’s culture. He had various skills in many fields. Many important manuscripts of Islamic philosophy were revived and explained by him, among which the explanations of the works of Farabi and Avicenna are of particular importance.
His essays based on the quotations of Nasir al-Din Tusi are also famous. He was also involved in translating important works from Eastern and Western philosophies.
Iran’s Minister of Culture Mohammad Mahdi Esmaeili sent a message of condolences on Anwar’s passing, calling him a “treasure of wisdom, knowledge and philosophy.”
“As one of the cultural heritages of this land, Professor Anwar, while mastering classic texts, was also a master of modern sciences. He was comprehensive in various sciences, mastering logic, philosophy, music, mathematics, history, astronomy and manuscripts,” said the minister’s message of condolences.


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