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  • EYVĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See AYVĀN.

  • EŻĀFA

    John R. Perry and Ali Ashraf Sadeghi

    (annexation, suppletion), a grammatical term embracing several types of Persian noun phrase in which the constituents are connected by the enclitic -e/-ye (kasra-ye eżāfa “the eżāfa particle”).

  • EZGĪL

    Cross-Reference

    or AZGĪL. See MEDLAR.

  • EZĪRĀN

    Sheila S. Blair

    a village 32 km southeast of Isfahan on the south bank of the river Zāyandarūd. 

  • EZNIK OF KOŁB

    James R. Russell

    or KOŁBACʿI (b. ca. 374-80), Armenian Christian theologian and cleric; his work contains a refutation of the Zoroastrian religion. 

  • ʿEZRĀ

    Cross-Reference

    See BIBLE.

  • ʿEZRĀ, BOOK OF

    J.C. Reeves

    canonical biblical book emanating from the early portion of the Second Temple period (515 B.C.E.-70 C.E.) of Jewish history. 

  • ʿEZRĀ-NĀMA

    Amnon Netzer

    paraphrased versification of the Book of ʿEzrā containing midrashic and Iranian legends. 

  • ʿEZRĀʾĪL

    Cross-Reference

    lit. "Angel of Death." See Supplement (ANGELS).

  • ʿEZZ-AL-DAWLA, ʿABD-al-RAŠĪD

    C. E. Bosworth

    See ʿABD-AL-RAŠĪD, ABŪ MANṢŪR.