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Table of Contents – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Table of Contents

  • DA AFḠĀNESTĀN TĀRĪḴ ṬŌLANA

    Cross-Reference

    See Anjoman-e Tāriḵ-e Afḡānestān.

  • DĀ O DOḴTAR

    Hubertus Von Gall

    (lit. “Mother and daughter”), an important rock-cut tomb, probably of the early Hellenistic period, at the northwestern corner of the Mamasanī region of Fārs. Among all the rock-cut tombs of the former territory of Media and of Fārs, it most closely resembles the royal Achaemenid tombs.

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  • DABBĀḠĪ

    ʿAlī-Akbar Saʿīdī Sīrjānī

    tanning, the process by which animal skins are made into leather.

  • DABESTĀN

    Cross-Reference

    (elementary school). See EDUCATION.

  • DABESTĀN JOURNAL

    Nassereddin Parvin

    (“school”), Persian monthly cultural journal published in Mašhad, 1922-27. 

  • DABESTĀN-E MAḎĀHEB

    Fatḥ-Allāh Mojtabāʾī

    (school of religious doctrines), an important text of the Āḏar Kayvānī pseudo-Zoroastrian sect, written between 1645 and 1658.

  • DABĪR

    Aḥmad Tafażżolī, Hashem Rajabzadeh

    "secretary, scribe." i. In the pre-Islamic period. ii. In the Islamic period.

  • DABĪR-AL-MOLK FARĀHĀNĪ

    Guity Nashat

    or Mīrzā Moḥammad-Ḥosayn (1810-80), director of the private royal secretariat under Nāṣer-al-Dīn Shah.

  • DABĪR-E AʿẒAM

    Cross-Reference

    See BAHRAMĪ, FARAJ-ALLĀH.

  • DABĪRE, DABĪRĪ

    Aḥmad Tafażżolī

    a term designating the “seven scripts” supposedly used in the Sasanian period.