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L. P. Elwell-Sutton
“The Revealing Mirror,” a fortnightly illustrated magazine which began publication in Tehran on 22 Jomādā I 1325/3 July 1907, edited by Sayyed ʿAbd-al-Raḥīm Kāšānī.
an ancient Iranian divinity and a yazata of the Zoroastrian pantheon, known in Manichean Middle Persian as Aryaman, in Pahlavi as Ērmān.
C. J. Brunner
Gathic Avestan prayer.
M. F. Kanga
Avestan term “wrapping round, girdle”: (1) a strip from a date-palm leaf used to tie bundle of wires which constitute the barsom, (2) the kusti or sacred girdle.
a town and baḵš in East Azerbaijan.
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.