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monkeys. Other names: meymūn (common), ʿantar (vulgar), kappī (Mid. Pers. kabīg, from Indian kapi). Two myths of the creation of monkeys exist in the Zoroastrian literature.
See ABU’L-WAFĀʾ BŪZJĀNĪ.
(d. after 1522), a Sufi scholar of Khorasan attached to Aḥmad-e Jām.
(1905-1941), British travel writer and amateur historian of architecture.
A. Shapur Shahbazi
From the middle of the 1st century B.C. the Middle East was dominated by the political rivalries of the empires of Rome and Iran.
Jack Martin Balcer
(Byzantion): contact with the Achaemenids (ca. 513-439 BCE). The Greek polis of Byzantium, in the European province of Thrace (OPers. Skudra), played a pivotal role in the Greco-Persian wars.
list of all the figure and plate images in the letter B entries.