Al~mad al-Asadi, the author of the oldest Persian glossary, who completed in 1066 (458 A.H.), in upwards of 9000 distichs, the Gars/zaslrnama, or marvellous story of tlie warlike feats and love adventures of Garshasp, one of Rustams ancestors.
Akademie (I872, p. 275 seq.; 1873, p. 622 seq.; 1874, p. 133 seq.; 1875, p. 145 seq.; and 1878, p. 38 seq.); of Avicennas Persian poems, in Gottinger Nachrichten (1875, p. 555 seq.); and of Asadi and his munkart, in Persische Tenzonen, Verhandlungen des 5ten Orientalisten-Congresses (Berlin, 1882, Pt.