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  • FABLE

    Mahmoud and Teresa P. Omidsalar

    a kind of story often defined as “an animal tale with a moral"; there is no exact Persian equivalent of the term, but the words afsāna, dāstān, hekāyat, qeṣṣa, and samar are used to refer to such stories.

  • FABRITIUS, LUDVIG

    Rudi Matthee

    or LODEWYCK (b. Brazil, 1648; died Stockholm, 1729), Swedish envoy to the Safavid court.

  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN

    Multiple Authors

    This article will deal with the faculties of Agriculture, Fine Arts, Law and Political Science, Letters and Humanities, and Medicine, which are among the oldest and most important secular institutions of higher education in Persia. Other faculties of the University of Tehran and main faculties of other major universities will be treated under individual UNIVERSITIES.

  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN i. Faculty of Agriculture

    MOḤAMMAD-ḤASAN MAHDAWĪ ARDABĪLĪ

    ll graduates received the equivalent of bachelors’s degrees in agricultural engineering and were employed by the Ministry of Agriculture (Wezārat-e kešāvarzī). From 1930 to 1939 a total of 187 people were graduated, an average of nineteen a year.

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  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN ii. Faculty of Fine Arts

    MORTAŻĀ MOMAYYEZ

    Like most other faculties of the University of Tehran, the Faculty of Fine Arts was created by integrating already existing institutions.

  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN iii. Faculty of Law and Political Science

    Ahmad Ashraf

    one of the oldest institutions of modern higher education in Persia, founded in 1927 with the merger of the School of Political Science (established in 1899) and the School of Law (established in 1918). In 1934, when the University of Tehran was founded, the school formed one of six main faculties.

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  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN iv. Faculty of Letters and Humanities

    Aḥmad Tafażżolī

    The Faculty of Letters and Humanities (Dāneškada-ye adabīyāt wa ʿolūm-e ensānī), originally named the Faculty of Letters, Philosophy, and Educational Sciences (Dāneškada-ye adabīyāt wa falsafa wa ʿolūm-e tarbīatī), was one of the six faculties of the University of Tehran when it was founded in February 1935.

  • FACULTIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN v. Faculty of Medicine

    YŪNOS KARĀMATĪ and EIr

    (Dāneškada-ye pezeškī), the pioneering academic institution of modern medicine in Persia, one of the six main faculties of the new University of Tehran in 1934. It was the successor to the Dār al-fonūn Department of Medicine, established in 1851, which had become the School of Medicine (Madrasa-ye ṭebb) in 1919.

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  • FĀDŪSBĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀDŪSPĀN.

  • FĀʾEQ ḴĀṢṢA, ABU’L-ḤASAN

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    (d. Khorasan 999), Turkish eunuch and slave commander of the Samanid army in Transoxania and Khorasan during the closing decades of that dynasty’s power.

  • FAḠĀNĪ, BĀBĀ

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀBĀ FAḠĀNĪ.

  • FAGERGREN, CONRAD GUSTAF

    Bo Utas

    (b. Stockholm, 1818; d. Shiraz, 1879), Swedish physician in Shiraz, 1848-79.

  • FAHHĀD, FARĪD-AL-DĪN ABU’L-ḤASAN ʿALĪ

    David Pingree

    , the most prolific producer of astronomical tables in the Islamic world. FARID-AL-DIN ABU’L-HASAN ALI FAHHADis credited with a total of six tables, all of which are lost. There are three lists of these tables, given by Moḥammad b. Abū Bakr Fāresī in his al-Zīj al-momtaḥan al-moẓaffarī, by Šams Monajjem Wābeknavī in his al-Zīj al-moḥaqqaq, and by Ḥājī Ḵalīfa.

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  • FAHLABAḎ

    Cross-Reference

    See BĀRBAD.

  • FAHLAVĪYĀT

    Aḥmad Tafażżolī

    an appellation given especially to the quatrains and by extension to the poetry in general composed in the old dialects of the Pahla/Fahla regions.

  • FAHLĪĀN

    Jamšīd Ṣadāqat-Ḵīš

    a rural district (dehestān) situated 12 km northwest of Nūrābād in the Mamassanī šahrestān.

  • FAHRAJ

    Rezazadeh Langarudi

    subdistrict (dehestān) and town in the Persian province of Yazd.

  • FAḴR-AL-DĪN ĀḎARĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See under BAHMANID DYNASTY.

  • FAḴR-AL-DĪN ASʿAD

    Cross-Reference

    See GORGĀNĪ, FAḴR-AL-DĪN ASʿADĪ.

  • FAḴR-AL-DĪN ʿERĀQĪ

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿERĀQI, FAḴR-AL-DIN.