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M. F. Kanga
a term for one of the outer Zoroastrian liturgical services.
P. P. Soucek
(“sprinkling”), the decoration of paper with flecks of gold and silver, sometimes called zarafšān “gold sprinkling.”
one of the 24 original Ḡuz Turkic tribes.
See AḤMAD SOLṬĀN.
Ḥ. Maḥbūbī Ardakānī
court physician under Moḥammad Shah Qāǰār.
one of the 12 dastgāhs or modal systems of classical Iranian music.This Article Has Images/Tables.
J. R. Perry
dynasty (1148-1210/1736-96) founded by Nāder Shah Afšār.This Article Has Images/Tables.
C. E. Bosworth
princely title of the rulers of Ošrūsana at the time of the Muslim conquest, the most famous of whom was Ḵeyḏār (Ḥaydar) b. Kāvūs, d. Šaʿbān, 226/May-June, 841.
ʿA. Kārang and F. R. C. Bagley
founder of the semi-independent Sajid dynasty in Azerbaijan (r. 276/889-90-317/929).
(AFSŌS), the taḵalloṣ of MĪR ŠĪR-ʿALĪ, late 18th century poet and translator of India.