The scribe 'Abd al-Rahim Khwarazmi was a royal scribe at the court of the Aqquyunlu Sultan Ya'qub, 883-896 (1478-90). His pen name was Anisi (after anis or companion of the Sutan), but he often signed himself Sultani or Ya'qubi. He also served under Sultan Rustam and signed himself 'Abd al-Rahim Rustami.
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Minorsky, V.: Calligraphers and Painters, A Treatise by Qadi Ahmad, son of Mir Munshi, translated from the Russian, Washington, 1959, pp. 100-1.
Sultan Ya'qub was the son of the most famous of the Aqquyunlu rulers, Uzun Hasan. At their capital, Tabriz, a distinguished tradition of literary and cultural patronage was established.