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“Moẓaffar’s justice,” a phrase connected with the events of the Constitutional Revolution (1905-11) and the name of a newspaper.
avid traveler and collector of Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, and Judeo-Tajik manuscripts from the Jewish Persian and Bukharan communities (1861-1946). In 1921, personal circumstances compelled Adler to sell his manuscript and book collections to the Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati and the Jewish Theological Seminary of New York.This Article Has Images/Tables.
This entry covers state administration in Iran in the modern period, from the rise of the Safavids to the fall of the Pahlavis in 1979.
The rise of the Safavids was marked by developments that significantly influenced the nature of political, military, and revenue administration.
The constitution of 1906 and the supplementary laws of 1907 provided the juridical foundation for a legal-rational state within which the legislature was empowered to establish and modify the administration.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(879/1474), Ottoman vizier and poet, better known in Turkish literature by his pen name ʿAdnī.
C. J. Brunner
the third station from the western border of “Upper Media” recorded by Isidore of Charax in the 1st century CE.
M. F. Kanga
Gujarati term for the Parsi betrothal ceremony (in Persian nāmzadī).
(a-du-u-k-n-i-š-), name of the first month (March-April) of the Old Persian calendar.
(and ādar) Middle Persian word for “fire;” the Avestan form is ātar (of unknown derivation), and the late form is arabicized in New Persian as āẕar.