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  • ANĪS AL-ṬĀLEBĪN WA ʿODDAT AL-SĀLEKĪN

    H. Algar

    one of the most important sources extant for the life and dicta of Bahāʾ-al-dīn Naqšband, eponymous founder of the Naqšbandī Sufi order.

  • ANĪS-AL-DAWLA

    G. Nashat

    (d. 1314/1896-97), the most important wife of Nāṣer-al-dīn Shah Qāǰār.

  • ANJEDĀN

    F. Daftary

    village located 37 km east of Arāk (former Solṭānābād) in Markazī province.

  • ANJOMAN (Newspaper)

    L. P. Elwell-Sutton

    a newspaper published in Tabrīz in February-March 1907 by the Anǰoman-e Mellī of Tabrīz, which had previously published Rūz-nāma-ye mellī and Jarīda-ye mellī.

  • ANJOMAN (Organization)

    M. Bayat, H. Algar, W. L. Hanaway, Jr.

    (“gathering, association, society”), general designation of many private and public associations.

  • ANJOMAN-E ĀṮĀR-E MELLĪ

    ʿĪ. Ṣadīq

    (AAM), The National Monuments Council of Iran, established in 1301 Š./1922 to promote interest in and to preserve Iran’s cultural heritage.  

  • ANJOMAN-E EṢFAHĀN

    L P. Elwell-Sutton

     a weekly paper founded in Isfahan on 21 Ḏu’l-qaʿda 1324/6 January 1906.

  • ANJOMAN-E ESMĀʿĪLI

    F. Daftary

    (Ismaʿili Society), a research institution founded on 16 February 1946 in Bombay, India, under the patronage of the third Aqa Khan.

  • ANJOMAN-E EYĀLĀTI-E TABRIZ

    Mansoureh Ettehadieh

    the provincial council (anjoman) of Tabriz organized during the early phase of the Constitutional Revolution, in 1324/1906.

  • ANJOMAN-E FALSAFA WA ʿOLŪM-E ENSĀNĪ

    EIr

    (Iranian Society for Philosophy and Humanistic Sciences), formed in 1949 as a regional branch of the International Council of Philosophy and Humanistic Sciences, a UNESCO affiliate.

  • ANJOMAN-E KALĪMĪĀN

    A. Netzer

    (JEWISH ASSOCIATION), name given to the Jewish Association of Tehran in the 1930s, and to the Jewish Association of Iran since 1974.

  • ANJOMAN-E KETĀB

    I. Afshar

    (the Book Society of Iran), founded in 1957 in Tehran by Ehsan Yarshater  in collaboration with Iraj Afshar (Īraǰ Afšār), ʿAbd-al-Ḥosayn Zarrīnkūb, and a number of concerned scholars, to foster interest in good publications.

  • ANJOMAN-E MAʿĀREF

    ʿA. Anwār

    (Society or Council of Education), a society founded in Šawwāl, 1315/February-March, 1898 under the patronage of the then prime minister Ḥāǰǰ Mīrzā ʿAlī Khan Amīn-al-dawla in order to promote the cause of Western-type education in Iran.

  • ANJOMAN-E OḴOWWAT

    ʿA. Anwār and EIr

    (or OḴŪWAT) “The Society of Brotherhood,” a non-political Sufi-type society officially founded on 15 Šabʿān 1317/21 December 1899 by Mīrzā ʿAlī Khan Ẓahīr-al-dawla to promote the ideals of equity and brotherhood in Iran.

  • ANJOMAN-E SAʿĀDAT

    H. Algar

    (The Association of Felicity), an organization of Iranians resident in Istanbul, devoted to furthering the cause of the Iranian constitution between 1908 and 1912.  

  • ANJOMAN-E TABLĪḠĀT-E ESLAMĪ

    H. Algar

    (The Society of Islamic Propagation), an Islamic cultural and educational society established in 1941 by ʿAṭāʾallāh Šehābpūr. 

  • ANJOMAN-E TĀRĪḴ-E AFḠĀNESTĀN

    R. Farhādī

    (Historical Society of Afghanistan), founded in 1942  to disseminate information about the history of Afghanistan by conducting research, promoting scholarship, and publishing scholarly works.

  • ANJOMAN-E VELĀYATI

    ʿAli Reżā Abtaḥi

    (Provincial Council) of Isfahan, set up subsequent to the establishment of the Parliament (majles) to secure the aims of the Constitutional Revolution.

  • ANJOMAN-E ZARTOŠTĪĀN

    M. Kasheff

    (Society of Zoroastrians), the designation of formally instituted Zoroastrian associations in Iran.

  • ANJOMANĀRĀ, FARHANG-E

    R. ʿAfīfī

    Persian-language dictionary compiled by Reżā-qolī Khan Hedāyat (1215-88/1800-71) known as Lala-bāšī.