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  • GĀVMĪŠ

    Cross-Reference

    buffalo. See CATTLE.

  • GAVOR QALʿA

    Cross-Reference

    See GYAUR KALA.

  • GĀW Ī ĒWDĀD

    William W. Malandra

    or ēwagdād; the name of the primordial Bovine in Zoroastrian mythology.

  • ḠAWṮ KHAN, NAWWĀB MOḴTĀR-AL-MOLK

    Cross-Reference

    See NAWWĀB-E DAKHAN.

  • ḠAWṮĪ, MOḤAMMAD

    K. A. Nizami

    b. Ḥasan b. Mūsā Šaṭṭārī MANDOVĪ (b. Mandu, 1554), author of Golzār-e-abrār, a Persian hagiography of Indian saints.

  • ḠAYBA

    Said Amir Arjomand

    (Pers. ḡaybat) lit. "absence"; term used by the Shiʿites to refer to the occultation of the Hidden Imam.

  • ḠĀYER KHAN

    Peter Jackson

    b. Tekeš (d. 1220), Turkish general of the Ḵᵛārazmšāh ʿAlāʾ-al-Dīn Moḥammad.

  • GAYḴĀTŪ KHAN

    Peter Jackson

    (1291-95) fifth Mongol Il-khan of Persia; his coins also bear the name Īrinjīn Dūrjī (Tibetan Rin-chen rDo-rje, lit. “Jewel Diamond”) bestowed upon him by Buddhist lamas.

  • GAYŌMART

    Mansour Shaki

    or Gayūmarṯ, Kayūmarṯ; the sixth of the heptad in Mazdean myth of creation, the protoplast of man, and the first king in Iranian mythical history.

  • GAYSĀTA

    Hiroshi Kumamoto

    the name of a town in Khotanese documents in the A. F. R. Hoernle, Mark Aurel Stein, Sven Hedin, and N. F. Petrovsky collections.