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  • COURTS AND COURTIERS vii. In the Qajar period

    Abbas Amanat

    The court (darbār, darbār-e aʿẓam, dar(b)-e ḵāna) in the Qajar period was essentially organized on the ancient Perso-Turkish model inherited from the Safavid and Zand courts but with modifications in practice and function largely designed to accommo­date the Qajars’ nomadic habits.

  • COURTS AND COURTIERS viii. In the reign of Reżā Shah Pahlavī

    A. Reza Sheikholeslami

    When Reżā Shah (r. 1304-20 Š./1925-1941) acceded to the throne he retained a number of lower officials from the royal court of the Qajars, specifically those who had not been vocal in support of republicanism.

  • COURTS AND COURTIERS x. Court poetry

    J. T. P. de Bruijn

    Until modern times there were strong incentives to patronize poets and other writers wherever the seat of power was renowned as a center of culture.

  • COURTS OF LAW

    Cross-Reference

    See JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SYSTEMS v. Judicial System in the 20th Century.

  • ČOVĀRĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See LORESTĀN.

  • COW

    Cross-Reference

    See CATTLE.

  • COWELL, EDWARD BYLES

    Parvin Loloi

    (1826-1903), polymath, scholar, and translator from Indian languages and Persian.

  • ČOWGĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See POLO.

    Article Pending.

  • COX, PERCY ZACHARIAH

    Floreeda Safiri

    , Sir (b. Herongate, near Brentwood, Essex, England, 20 November 1864, d. Bedford, England, 20 February 1937), officer of the political service in the British Indian government who held several diplomatic posts in the Persian Gulf re­gion in 1893-1923 and played a leading role in nego­tiating the Anglo-Persian Agreement of 1919.

  • COYAJEE, JEHANGIR COOVERJI

    Kaikhusroo M. JamaspAsa

    , Sir (b. Bombay, 11 September 1875, d. Bombay, 14 July 1943), Parsi economist and student of ancient Iranian mythology.