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Qaz·vin also Kaz·vin (kăz-vēn′)
A city of northwest Iran northwest of Tehran. Founded in the third century ad, it was captured by the Arabs in 644 and was the capital of Persia from 1548 to 1598.
or Kaz•vin (kæzˈvin)
a city in NW Iran, NW of Teheran: capital of Persia in the 16th century. 298,705.
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He fled to Persia and found a secluded fortress high up in the mountain of Qazwin
The youngest source that I have been able to identify is the biographical dictionary al-Tadwin fi akhbar Qazwin
by 'Abd al-Karim b.
It seems that he was born in Qazwin
and moved to Nishapur.
Muhammad al-Rafi'i, al-Tadwin fl akhbar Qazwin
57) seems exaggerated; he adduces no evidence for this assumption, and adds immediately thereafter that among the little that is known about 'Abd al-Jabbar's life after 385/955 is "that he continued to teach and write in Rayy, Isfahan and Qazwin