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  • DIZK

    Cross-Reference

    See JIZAK.

  • DJANBAZIAN, Sarkis

    Maria Sabaye Moghaddam

    After graduating from high school, Djanbazian went to Leningrad to study dance. He graduated from Vaganova Dance Academy of Leningrad in 1936 and from Lesgaf University with a Masters of Arts degree in 1936. After graduation, he worked as a principal dancer, choreographer, and artistic director in Kirov Theatre.

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  • DJEITUN WARE

    Cross-Reference

    See CERAMICS i.

  • DO-BARĀDARĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See JĀMI.

  • DO-BAYTĪ

    Stephen Blum

    a quatrain of sung poetry in many Persian dialects.

  • DOʿĀ

    Hamid Algar

    the act of offering supplicatory or petitionary prayer, a principal manifestation of Muslim piety.

  • DOʿĀ-NEVĪSĪ

    Aḥmad Mahdawī Dāmḡānī

    the act of writing charms against various evils.

  • DOĀB-E MĪḴZARĪN

    Klaus Fischer

    a group of archeological sites with numerous pre-Islamic mud-brick ruins on either side of the Sorḵāb river, on the road from Bāmīān to Došī, opposite the entrance to the Kahmard valley.

  • DOCUMENTS

    Mansour Shaki, Muhammad A. Dandamayev

    i. In pre-Islamic period. ii. Babylonian and Egyptian documents in the Achaemenid period. iii. In the modern period.

  • DŌDĀ-BĀLĀÇ

    Cross-Reference

    See BALUCHISTAN iii/II.