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The present article deals with the fortified passages and defenses that are implied under the term bārū. Certain passes in Persia still feature barriers going back to the Achaemenid period.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(lit. descent; Forūvard in Bukharian tradition, Ayaq in Azeri moqām), general designation of the concluding motif of a melodic sequence in Persian music.
or Ferōd; son of Sīāvaḵš and half brother of Kay Ḵosrow.
or BASṬĀMĪ (b. Karbalā, 1798; d. Tehran, 1857), 19th-century poet.
(b. Isfahan, 1884; d. Tehran, 1960), educator and author.
Fakhreddin Azimi, Iraj Afshar
(1877-1942), statesman, scholar, and man of letters. Forūḡī’s personal integrity and honesty have rarely been disputed, even by his critics. Others have blamed him for helping to bring about Reżā Shah’s regime and continuing to serve it despite its blatant misdeeds.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(b. Isfahan, 1839; d. Tehran, 1907), poet, journalist, literateur, translator, and author.
Mina Marefat and EIr, Richard N. Frye
(1907-1983), pioneer of modern architecture in Persia, an influential professor of architecture at the University of Tehran, and a noted collector of Persian art. He was imprisoned in 1979 after the revolution, and his art collection was placed in the Archaeological Museum, Tehran.This Article Has Images/Tables.
In Ashkhabad, Forutan had the opportunity to study under the Bahai scholar, Mirzā Mahdi Golpāygāni, and at his bidding gave lectures at Bahai meetings and wrote articles for the Bahai magazines Fekr-e-javān and Ḵoršid-e ḵāvar. When he was in secondary school, Forutan served as a member of the Bahai Youth Committee in Ashkhabad.This Article Has Images/Tables.