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L. P. Smirnova
(“Wonders of the world” or “Wonderful things”), title of a Persian geography.
C. E. Bosworth, I. Afshar
(“The marvels of created things”), the name of a genre of classical Islamic literature and, in particular, of a work by Zakarīyāʾ b. Moḥammad Qazvīnī.
(“The wondrous turns of fate in the vicissitudes of Tīmūr”), a history of the life and conquests of Tīmūr (1336-1405).
C. E. Bosworth
the name given in medieval Arabic literature to the non-Arabs of the Islamic empire, but applied especially to the Persians.
A. A. Kalantarian
6th/12th century architect under the Eldigüzid atabegs, founder of the Nakhchevan architectural school.
Kashmiri Brahman of the 17th-18th centuries, a poet and compiler of Moḵtaṣar-e tārīḵ-e Kašmīr (1710-11).
(Talḵa-rūd, “Bitter river”), a river which flows into Lake Urumia.This Article Has Images/Tables.
19th-century poet of the Qajar court.
an assortment of nuts, roasted chickpeas and seeds such as watermelon, pumpkin, and pear, and raisins and other dried fruits.
B. A. Litvinskiĭ
the present-day name of the mound covering the ruins of an early medieval Buddhist monastery.