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M. J. Sheikh-ol-Islami
While few foreign officers were employed, many cadets were sent abroad, mainly to French military academies. Consequently, the nascent military institutions were highly influenced by the style and organization which were prevalent in France.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Using Turkish advisers, Amānallāh Khan (r. 1919-29) unsuccessfully tried to create a nationalist-oriented army.
A. Sh. Shahbazi
one of the mythical king Jamšēd’s sisters.
B. W. Robinson
, Sir (1864-1930), British orientalist.
10th Il-khan of Iran (r. 736/1335-36).
medieval city and province in southwestern Iran between Ḵūzestān and Fārs.
C. E. Bosworth
a region of eastern Transcaucasia.
M. L. Chaumont
Greek historian (2nd cent. A.D.).
Boris A. Litvinsky
came in use along with the bow, and the two developed in parallel. In the Bronze Age in eastern Iran, metal arrowheads of bronze were widespread, while skillfully made stone arrowheads, inherited from the earlier period, remained in use.
Humble origin and robbery are folkstories told also of Cyrus, Sāsān, and other dynastic heroes. The association with Āraš the archer was occasioned by similarity in names and the fact that Arsaces is figured on Parthian coins as a bowman, although the bow was always regarded as a royal symbol.This Article Has Images/Tables.