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a settlement of the Neolithic period and Bronze Age in the south of Turkmenistan near the village of Miana.
“gold mark of ownership” (Tk.), a seal that was used throughout their empire by the Mongol rulers of Iran (including the Chupanids and Jalayerids), especially for financial or property decisions and in documents relating to financial transactions by the state.
C. E. Bosworth
Turkish slave commander of the Ghaznavid sultans and governor in Ḵᵛārazm (408-23/1017-32).
garden plum (Prunus domestica), a fruit with a wide range in size, flavor, color, and texture.
mountain range near Hamadān, an isolated massif at a point of junction between the Zagros folds and the central Iranian plateau.
a dialect spoken in the village of Alvīr and belonging to the Central group of Iranian dialects.
“Tablets,” pl. of lawḥ, a term used by Bahāʾīs for epistles issued by the three central figures of the faith.
list of all the figure and plate images in the Ac–Al entries