Shahinshah

Posted on 07/17/2012 by marina

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SHAHINSHAH شاهنصاة
A Persian title given to the King of Persia — “King of Kings.” It Is a title strictly forbidden in Traditions, in which it is related that Muhammad said “‘King of Kings’ is the vilest name you can call a man, for there is no other King of Kings but God.”‘ (Mishkat, book xxii. ch. viii.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam