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The Encyclopædia Iranica is a comprehensive research tool dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.   

 

 

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Fascicle 3 of Volume XVI

Details of Kerman Carpet

The most recent fascicle in the print edition of Encyclopædia Iranica was published in June 2017. This fascicle continues the development of letter “K” topics. It begins with the concluding section of the entry on the Hungarian scholar SÁNDOR KÉGL and ends with the beginning of the entry on the KEŠĀʾI DIALECT. Major articles in this fascicle include a series of entries related to the cities of KERMAN and KERMANSHAH. Several of these articles are already available on this website and others will be added soon.

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Zoroastrianism
A Collection of Articles from the Encyclopædia Iranica

 

Edited by Mahnaz Moazami, 2-volume set, Encyclopædia Iranica Foundation: New York, NY, 2016

Zoroastrian theology, cosmology and cosmogony, history of the faith, its rituals and ceremonies, Avestan and Middle Persian texts, festivals such as Nowruz, Mehregan, and Sada, and a host of other topics, hitherto dispersed amidst other entries in their alphabetical sequence in the Encyclopædia Iranica, are gathered together here in a 2-volume set.

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